Table 1—

Demographic data

All randomised patients
Subjects n211
Males105 (50)
Mean age yrs44.7±13.4
Smoking habit (non/ex/current)94/88/29
Mean FEV1 L2.59±0.75
Mean FEV1 % pred77.1±14.7
Mean reversibility L0.45±0.17
Mean % reversibility17.7±6.4
Mean reversibility % pred13.3±4.3
Mean FVC L3.89±1.09
Mean ICS dose µg·day−1797±338
  • Data are presented as n (%) or mean ±sd, unless otherwise stated. FEV1: forced expiratory volume in one second; % pred: percentage predicted; FVC: forced vital capacity; ICS: inhaled corticosteroids.