Table 2—

Demographic data of the children at the time of testing

Subjects (M/F) n49 (23/26)
Age yrs5.17 (3.6–5.9)
Height cm106 (96–113)
Height z-score#-0.46 (-1.79–0.41)
Weight kg16.4 (13.9–19.9)
Weight z-score#-0.42 (-2.01–0.65)
Recent treatment
 ICS8 (18)
 BD13 (29)
Recent respiratory symptoms28 (62)
  • Data are presented as median (10th–90th percentiles) or n (%), unless otherwise stated. M: male; F: female; ICS: inhaled corticosteroid; BD: bronchodilator. #: derived from British growth percentiles 21; : n = 45.