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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of children with difficult asthma

From: Can HRCT be used as a marker of airway remodelling in children with difficult asthma?

Number 27
Age* 10.5 (4.1 – 16.7)
Male/Female 17/10
FEV1 (% predicted)*, pre-bronchodilator a 82.6 (32.1 – 118)
Atopic 21 (78%)
Treatment:  
Daily dose budesonide/equivalent* 2000 (800 – 4000) μm
Number on LABA 20 (74%)
Number on regular orals steroids 50(18.5%)
  1. * median (range)
  2. a – only 23/27 able to perform satisfactory spirometry