Table 2

Asthma control parameters in children on home administration of biologics

FEV1 % predicted (median, IQR)89% (77%–95%)
89% (82%–102%)
(4-month data n=10,
3-month data n=14)
ACT (median, IQR)18 (13–22)
23 (19–24)
(4-month data n=13,
3-month data n=14)
PAQLQ (median, range)6.4 (4.6–6.8)
(2-month data n=13, 1-month data n=14)
6.6 (6.3–6.8)
(4-month data n=13,
3-month data n=14)
OCS (median n=14)00
GP/A&E visit (median n=14)00
Hospital admission (median n=14)00
  • ACT, Asthma Control Test; A&E, accident and emergency; FEV1, forced expiratory volume in one second ; GP, general practice; IQR, Inter quartile range; ns, not significant; OCS, oral corticosteroids; PAQLQ, Paediatric Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire.