Table 1

Demographics and initial asthma scores of patients included in the analysis

CharacteristicBaseline (n=336)Intervention (n=336)
Sex
Male (%)207 (62)205 (61)
Female (%)129 (38)131 (39)
Age, months, mean +/− s.d.60±5076.5±54.8
Weight, kg, mean +/− s.d.27.2±20.629.2±22.5
Initial asthma score
Moderate (%)297 (88.4)303 (90.2)
Severe (%)39 (11.6)33 (9.8)