Table 1

Demographic characteristics of the basic efficacy sample comparing the two sequence groups: FP-BDP vs BDP-FP. There were no significant differences between the sequence groups

Basic efficacy sample (n=30)FP-BDP (n=16)BDP-FP (n=14)
Age (years)Mean (SD)10.5 (2.5)9.4 (2.9)
Range6–155–13
Sex13 male; 3 female6 male; 8 female
Height (cm)Mean (SD)142.1 (11.8)136.0 (17.9)
Range120–16799–163
Weight (kg)Mean (SD)38.7 (11.3)36.2 (14.4)
Range24–6217–66
BaselineMean (95% CI)1.93 (1.71 to 2.06)1.75 (1.59 to 1.93)
FEV1 (l)Percentage predicted (95% CI)86 (82 to 90)86 (82 to 90)
BaselineMean (95% CI)319 (288 to 348)294 (262 to 326)
PEF (l/min)Percentage predicted (95% CI)101 (94 to 108)105 (98 to 112)
  • FEV1 = forced expiratory volume in one second; PEF = peak expiratory flow.