Table 1

Characteristics of study groups

Age in yearsSex (M/F)FEV1 % predictedFVC % predicted
Normals34.5 (22–49)5:798.9% (78–111%)101.2% (80–116%)
Asthmatic35.7 (20–54)7:588.5% (74–113%)97.2% (88–117%)
  • Data are presented as mean (range) or ratio. M: male; F: female; FEV1: forced expiratory volume in one second; FVC: forced vital capacity.