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Table 2 Distribution of the asynchrony index according to the different underlying pathologies

From: Patient-ventilator asynchronies: may the respiratory mechanics play a role?

   IE >10% AI >10%
   Absent
( n = 55)
Present
( n = 14)
P Absent
( n = 48)
Present
( n = 21)
P
Pathology Restrictive 29 (53) 10 (71) 0.24 24 (50) 15 (71) 0.12
  Obstructive 26 (47) 4 (29)   24 (50) 6 (29)  
  1. AI, asynchrony index; IE, ineffective effort. For each variable counts and column percentages (within brackets) have been reported. P- values were computed by Fisher's exact test. For each variable counts and column percentage (within brackets) has been reported. P- values were computed by Fisher's exact test.