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Table 2 General characteristics of asthma subjects by their asthma severity, and the corresponding distribution of TBM and EDAC

From: Prevalence of tracheobronchomalacia and excessive dynamic airway collapse in bronchial asthma of different severity

  Gender % m Age (yr) mean±sd FEV1% pred. mean±sd TBM n (%) EDAC n (%)
Mild Persistent Asthma (n = 74) 47.3 40.8 ± 14.1 88.6 ± 5.6 2 (2.70%) 5 (6.75%)
Moderate Asthma (n = 63) 47.6 49.3 ± 12.2 71.4 ± 5.4 5 (7.93%) 12 (19.04%)
Severe Asthma (n = 65) 38.5 53.4 ± 9.9 48.5 ± 6.8 12 (18.46) 45 (69.23%)
p * 0.01 (Mild-moderate vs severe) 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001
  1. *anova.