Table 1

 Demographic characteristics of study subjects

GroupNAge (years)Sex (M/F)Atopy (yes/no)
Age is expressed as mean (SD) and range.
*p<0.05 v CF nasal polyps and nasal mucosa.
Nasal mucosa1132 (1.9), (18–54)8/32/9
Non-CF nasal polyps1051 (4), (40–63)7/33/7
CF nasal polyps1014.5 (7), (7–31)*7/33/7