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Table 1 Demographic data of the asthma patients

From: Vitamin C and asthma in children: modification of the effect by age, exposure to dampness and the severity of asthma

Number of children who started the trial 76
Number of children who completed the trial 60
  Mean (SD)
Age (yr) 8.4 (1.0)
Weight (kg) 32 (18)
Height (cm) 124 (21)
BMI (kg/m2) 17.2 (1.3)
  No. of children
Boys/Girls 38/22
Urban/Rural 34/26
Associated nasal allergy 12
Asthma medications:  
   Long acting β2-agonist alone 0
   Moderate daily dose inhaled corticosteroid 16
   Long acting β2-agonist + inhaled corticosteroid 20
   β2-agonist + inhaled corticosteroid + intermittent short acting β2-agonist 18
   β2-agonist + inhaled corticosteroid + sodium cromoglycate 6
Allergy medications:  
   Antihistamine 24
   Intermittent nasal decongestant 24
   Nasal corticosteroid 16