Journal of Allergy / 2009 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Exercise-Induced Asthma Symptoms and Nighttime Asthma: Are They Similar to AHR?

Table 2

Basic variables and association with EIA symptoms in an univariate analysis.

EIA 0EIA 1EIA 2EIA 3EIA 4EIA all -values

BMI24 (4)25 (4)25 (5)27 (7)26 (6)25 (5)
Age30 (6)29 (8)29 (9)29 (8)30 (9)29 (8)NS
%FEV194 (13)94 (14)92 (14)92 (14)84 (19)92 (15)
%FVC96 (10)97 (13)94 (13)95 (13)89 (14)95 (13)
FEV1/FVC%81 (7)82 (8)81 (8)81 (7)79 (12)81 (8)
logRDR0.95 (0.4)0.99 (0.4)1.06 (0.5)1.17 (0.6)1.03 (0.5)1.02 (0.5)
Eosinophils0.23 (0.2)0.23 (0.1)0.25 (0.2)0.28 (0.3)0.20 (0.2)0.24 (0.2)NS
Pack years6.8 (5)7.8 (7)8.4 (8)10.2 (9)10.0 (11)8.3 (8)NS

EIA 0 never, EIA 1 ≤ 2 per week, EIA 3 2–6 per week, EIA 3 daily, EIA 4 more than daily.

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