Table 3– Rate ratios for first pulmonary embolism (PE) and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) events in our asthma population versus the general population
Mild-to-moderate asthmaSevere asthma
Patients n365283
All VTEs (definite and probable)
 DVT1.45 (0.30–4.23)1.62 (0.44–4.14)
 PE3.56 (0.97–9.12)8.93 (4.62–15.63)
All definite VTEs
 DVT1.45 (0.30–4.23)1.21 (0.25–3.55)
 PE2.67 (0.55–7.80)8.93 (4.62–15.63)
  • Data are presented as rate ratio (95% CI), unless otherwise stated. VTE: venous thromboembolic event.