Table 1

Selected factors that influence lung function or survival in individuals with cystic fibrosis (CF)

ParameterReference
CF-related diabetes4, 5
Exacerbations6
Gender7–9
Insurance status10
Infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa7, 11–13
Infection with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus14, 15
Infection with Burkholderia cepacia complex16, 17
Malnutrition7, 18, 19
Pancreatic insufficiency7, 8, 13
Poor adherence20
Second hand cigarette smoke exposure21
Socioeconomic status10, 22