Table 1

Demographic and lung function data of healthy and asthmatic subjects

Healthy subjects (n=10) Asthmatic patients (n=10)
Age (years)29 (22–34) 29 (17–40)
M/F9/18/2
FEV1 (l)4.7 (3.1–5.0)3.6 (2.7–5.22)
FEV1 (% pred)105.3 (84.7–112.4)91.4 (64.5–125.5)
ΔFEV1(%)1-151 1.5 (–3.2–5.2)1.5 (–10.4–10.2)
  • Values are median (range).

  • FEV1 = forced expiratory volume in one second.

  • 1-151 Change of FEV1 after sputum induction (%).