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Table 6 Comparison of DAC Patients with AT vs No AT

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

 AT (n = 18)No AT (n = 12)P-value
Serum IgE Level1152 (291)1295 (422)0.775
Age11.5 (0.68)13.1 (0.72)0.132
Sputum Eosinophils (%)20.5 (2.97)11.5 (3.93)0.075
Sputum Neutrophils (%)37.0 (6.58)60.0 (7.58)0.032*
FEV1% Predicted83.0 (3.80)80.9 (4.20)0.717
FVC% Predicted92.6 (4.11)93.4 (3.15)0.892
FEF50% Predicted56.9 (4.55)52.1 (6.07)0.521
FEV1/FVC Ratio0.75 (0.02)0.71 (0.05)0.426
Exhaled Nitric Oxide (ppb)72.1 (9.17)58.8 (10.62)0.358
  1. *P < 0.05 (Independent Sample T-Test). The data expressed as mean (SEM)