Table 3

Fraction of exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO), atopy and compliance with inhaled corticosteroids

AsthmaInhaled corticosteroids†FeNO ppb*, mean (95% CI)p Value
AtopicGood compliance (n=19)36 (23 to 56)1.00
Poor compliance (n=21)35 (23 to 52)
No atopyGood compliance (n=10)10 (4 to 22)1.00
Poor compliance (n=9)12 (7 to 21)
  • * Adjusted for smoking using general linear model ANOVA.

  • Six participants did not provide information on compliance and were excluded.