Table 2

Demographic data for infants at enrolment

Budesonide (n = 82)Placebo (n = 79)
Sex (male : female)45:3747:32
Atopic history4338
Number breast fed2225
Smoker in the house5553
Pets in the house1728
Damp in the house1718
Mean (SD) age (days)130 (85)120 (84)
Median (IQR) duration of symptoms (days)4 (2–6)4 (2–5)
  • IQR, interquartile range.