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Table 1 Baseline characteristics* if study population.

From: Preliminary development of a questionnaire to measure the extra-pulmonary symptoms of severe asthma

Total sample = 100 63 females, 37 males
Age, mean (range) 54.19–81
FEV1% predicted 69.7 (66.1–73.4)
BMI 31.6 (29.9–33.3)
Number of severe exacerbations in the previous 12 months 2.1 (1.4–2.7)
Hospital admissions in the previous 12 months 0.3 (0–0.8)
Number (percent) on maintenance oral corticosteroids 38 (38%)
Number (percent) on biologic therapy 32 (32%)
  1. *Mean values (confidence intervals) of sample unless stated otherwise