Table. 3—

Results of analysis of single assessments

Patients with symptom-based exacerbationsPatients with event-based exacerbationsConcurrence
Individual symptoms
 Breathlessness660411206 (44.0)
 Chest tightness608382182 (38.9)
 Cough649416242 (51.7)
 Night-time awakening543353149 (31.8)
 Any symptom737451330 (70.5)
Increased inhalations of rescue medication
 1672424239 (51.1)
 2469314130 (27.8)
 324618365 (13.9)
Fall in morning PEF %
 2023516240 (8.6)
 1535224163 (13.5)
 10573373128 (27.4)
  • Data presented as n or n (%). PEF: peak expiratory flow.