Table 1– Population demographics of the Perth Childhood Acute Asthma Study
Cases n128
Age at recruitment yrs6.4±3.3
Males79 (61.7)
Admitted to hospital#93 (98.9)
Acute asthma severity5.0±2.2
Oxygen saturation+ %93.2±5.4
  • Data are presented as mean±sd or n (%), unless otherwise stated. #: n = 94 cases with data available; : acute asthma severity scores were assigned (online supplement) and corrected to baseline; scores range from 0 (mild) to 10 (severe) exacerbations; +: n = 110 cases with data available.