Research Article

Near Fatal Asthma: Clinical and Airway Biopsy Characteristics

Table 1

Patients’ demographics. Data are presented as frequency (percent) or as mean ± standard deviation .

NFE I groupME II group*NFE II group*

Age (years)
Smoking history
Years with asthma

values between NFE II and ME II groups for age, sex, race, smoking habit, pack/years of smoking, and years with asthma: nonsignificant.