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Table 2 Characteristics of DAC patients and non-asthmatic controls who underwent thoracic CT

From: High prevalence of bronchiectasis on chest CT in a selected cohort of children with severe Asthma

VariableDAC Patients (n = 30)Controls (n = 8)P value
Median Age in years (range)12 (5–16)12 (6–16)0.994
Males15/30 (50%)6/8 (75%)0.206
FEV1% predicted82.1 (2.8)  
FVC % predicted92.9 (2.7)  
FEV1/FVC %73.6 (2.1)  
Exhaled Nitric Oxide (parts per billion)66.8 (6.9)  
Sputum eosinophils (%)16.9 (2.5)  
Sputum neutrophils (%)46.7 (5.4)  
Total IgE1206 (237)  
  1. SEM is given unless otherwise indicated. P-value compares controls to DAC children