BioMed Research International / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

The Step Further to Understand the Role of Cytosolic Phospholipase A2 Alpha and Group X Secretory Phospholipase A2 in Allergic Inflammation: Pilot Study

Table 1

Characteristics of patients with bronchial asthma and healthy subjects.

Asthmatic patientsHealthy volunteers

77
Age years48 (39–72)36 (24–41)
Women/men 5/25/2
Smokers/nonsmokers1/70/7
Inhaled GCS g/daya1508 (960–1600)0
Systemic GCS mg/dayb18,8 (7–20)0
FEV1 %74.6N/A
Allergic to
Der p1
6/7No
Allergic to
Fel d1
3/7No

Doses were calculated as budesonide equivalents. bDoses were calculated as prednisone equivalents.