Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 1 Patient characteristics (n or median (range))

From: Uncoordinated production of Laminin-5 chains in airways epithelium of allergic asthmatics

  Healthy control (n = 7) Allergic asthma (n = 11) Non-allergic asthma (n = 9)
Age (yr) 25 (22–43) 37 (29–63) 41 (17–62)
Sex (M/F) 2/5 2/9 2/7
FEV1 (% pred) 98 (71–120) 94 (72–109) 86 (72–97)
FVC (% pred) 98 (78–109) 100 (86–118) 87 (76–96)
Symptom score * 0 (0–1) 2 (0–4) 2 (1–2)
PEF-variability (%) 5 (3–9) 11 (6–22) 10 (5–20)
PC20 (mg/ml) - 2.7 (0.07–32) 8.7 (1.0–32)
Pollen allergy 0 9/11 0
Pet allergy 0 11/11 0
Mite allergy 0 4/11 0
Mould allergy 0 3/11 0
  1. *number of symptoms recorded in a questionnaire during 2 weeks (9)