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Table 1 PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS

From: Correlation of exhaled breath temperature with bronchial blood flow in asthma

  Asthma not steroid treated (n = 10) Steroid treated asthma (n = 9) Normals (n = 16)
Age (years) 37 ± 7 45 ± 7 30 ± 2
Sex (M/F) 4/6 3/6 8/8
FEV1 (% predicted) 93 ± 10 75 ± 11 97 ± 9
Smokers 0 0 0
Ex smokers 0 0 0
Therapy:    
Inhaled β-drenergics 10 10 0
Theophylline 0 0 0
Inhaled steroids 0 10 0
Oral steroids 0 0 0
  1. Definition of abbreviations:; FEV1 = forced expiratory volume in one second. Values are means ± SEM.