Table 4

 Mean (95% CI) change in post-bronchodilator FEV1 (l) after mometasone compared with placebo for each tertile for patients stratified by baseline peripheral blood eosinophil count, total IgE, and sputum ECP concentration

Lowest tertileMiddle tertileHighest tertile
Blood eosinophil count−0.0 (−0.08 to 0.08)0.05 (−0.08 to 0.18)0.05 (−0.1 to 0.19)
Total IgE0.03 (−0.11 to 0.16)−0.04 (−0.15 to 0.07)0.10 (−0.01 to 0.22)
Sputum ECP0.02 (−0.14 to 0.18)−0.01 (−0.09 to 0.08)0.08 (−0.03 to 0.19)