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Table 5 Exacerbation history in relation to the device handling of the participants

From: Use and inhalation technique of inhaled medication in patients with asthma and COPD: data from a randomized controlled trial

Exacerbation history Count 1 2 3 4 5 6
Correct inhaler handling (n = 104) Frequency (%) 66 (63) 18 (17) 8 (8) 8 (8) 4 (4) 0 (0)
Incorrect Inhaler handling (n = 61) Frequency (%) 26 (43) 10 (16) 13 (21) 10 (16) 1 (2) 1 (2)