Table 5

Odds ratio for risk of death and other outcomes associated with salmeterol treatment: Advair versus ICS (as study drug) (63 studies)

Primary analyses: Peto method
OutcomeNo of studies with dataOdds ratio (95% CI)
Fixed effectRandom effects
Asthma deaths0NANA
All deaths40.6 (0.2 to 2.4)0.6 (0.2 to 2.4)
Hospitalisations201.0 (0.6 to 1.7)1.0 (0.6 to 1.7)
Intubations0NANA