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Table 5 Comparison of DAC Patients with BWT vs No BWT

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

 BWT (n = 24)No BWT (n = 6)P-value
Serum IgE Level1354 (268)494 (378)0.175
Age12.1 (0.52)12.2 (1.62)0.975
Sputum Eosinophils (%)18.4 (2.82)9.9 (4.33)0.188
Sputum Neutrophils (%)40.7 (5.90)71.8 (3.44)< 0.001*
FEV1% Predicted82.7 (3.12)79.8 (6.75)0.688
FVC% Predicted92.0 (3.25)96.5 (4.26)0.524
FEF50% Predicted57.0 (3.93)46.9 (8.86)0.267
FEV1/FVC Ratio0.75 (0.02)0.66 (0.07)0.107
Exhaled Nitric Oxide (ppb)73.0 (7.56)42.1 (13.9)0.074
  1. *P < 0.05 (Independent Sample T-Test). The data expressed as mean (SEM)