Table 1—

Subject characteristics

Normal controlsAsthmap-value
Sex
 Male44
 Female35
Age yrs32.4±3.432.2±3.70.13
MedicationNoneβ2-agonists
FEV1 L4.5±0.23.1±0.20.001
FEV1 % predicted101±478±4%0.002
  • Data presented as n or mean±sem. FEV1: forced expiratory volume in one second.