Table 1

Patient characteristics of the study group

Parameter Nebuchamber Aerochamber Volumatic Total
Number29303089
Age (y)6.1 (1.4)6.5 (1.5)6.1 (1.2)6.2 (1.4)
Height (cm)117 (10)120 (11)118 (9)118 (10)
Weight (kg)22.5 (5.7)24.6 (7.4)22.6 (4.8)23.2 (6.1)
Female/male15/1416/1411/1942/47
PEF % predicted1-150 93.2 (17.3)92.3 (18.2)87.7 (20.5)91.0 (18.7)
  • Standard deviations in parentheses.

  • 1-150 PEF as a percentage of the individual predicted value.