Table 4

Other outcome measures

MeasureChangeHomeopathy group (n=43)Placebo group (n=46)
*Baseline compared with end of study; missing values assumed “no change”.
Values are numbers (%).
Improvement in<15%31 (72)29 (63)
PEFR*≥15%12 (28)17 (37)
Use of inhalers*Increased1 (2)1 (2)
No change24 (56)27 (59)
Reduced18 (42)18 (39)
Days off school inIncreased2 (5)4 (9)
past month*No change32 (74)32 (70)
Reduced9 (21)10 (21)