Table 1: Gender differences in 57 swimmers with physician-diagnosed asthma out of 300 elite competitive swimmers.

Physician-diagnosed asthma Women 30Men 27 value

Age (mean SD), years <0.001*
Age of the asthma diagnosis (mean SD), years <0.001*
Allergy20/3021/27 0.462
Reported respiratory symptoms29/3020/27 0.014*
Family history of asthma5/3014/27 0.005*
Family history of allergy16/3017/27 0.462

Significant difference.