Table 3– Demographic and baseline data
Patients35
Age yrs10.4±2.6
Sex
 Males21
 Females14
Medications
 SABA alone3
 SABA + IS13
 SABA + IS + LABA16
 SABA + LABA + Leuk + SC1
 SABA + IS + LABA + Leuk2
ACQ1.76±0.71
FEV1 % pred89.4±14.3
RCP1.85±0.74
MiniPAQLQ5.09±1.13
PACQLQ5.23±1.14
PEF % pred83.1±14.7
ACD1.30±0.86
  • Data are presented as n or mean±sd. SABA: short-acting β2-agonist; IS: inhaled corticosteroid; LABA: long-acting β2-agonist; Leuk: leukotriene modifier; SC: sodium cromoglycate; FEV1: forced expiratory volume in 1 s; % pred: % predicted; RCP: Royal College of Physicians’ “Three Questions”; MiniPAQLQ: Mini Paediatric Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire; PACQLQ: Paediatric Asthma Caregiver’s Quality of Life Questionnaire; PEF: peak expiratory flow; ACD: Asthma Control Diary.