Table 1—

Baseline subject characteristics

CharacteristicGroup
HealthyMild asthmaModerate asthma
n131313
Age (years)28 ± 728 ± 1034 ± 12
Female/male (%)46/5454/4631/69
Height (cm)174 ± 8171 ± 9175 ± 8
Weight (kg)68 ± 1368 ± 1179 ± 12
BMI (kg/m2)23 ± 323 ± 326 ± 3
FEV1 (l/s)*4.0 ± 0.73.4 ± 0.72.9 ± 0.6
FVC*4.7 ± 1.04.4 ± 1.04.5 ± 1.0
FEV1/FVC*0.9 ± 0.10.8 ± 0.10.7 ± 0.1
  • Data are means ± SD, unless otherwise indicated.

  • *

    * n = 11.