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Table 1 Patient demographics

From: Peak nasal inspiratory flow as outcome for provocation studies in allergen exposure chambers: a GA2LEN study

Parameter (n = 86) Male, n = 39 (45.3%) Female, n = 47 (54.7%)
Age in years, mean (range) 29.3 (19–74) 26.4 (19–47)
Height in m, mean (range) 1.83 (1.72–1.96) 1.69 (1.55–1.80)
Weight in kg, mean (range) 78.5 (54–96) 62.9 (47–88)
Active smokers (%) 6 (15.4%) 4 (8.5%)
Sensitization to grass (%) 32 (82.1%) 39 (83%)
Sensitization to birch (%) 29 (74.4%) 38 (80.9%)
Sensitization to house dust mite (%) 23 (59%) 32 (68.1%)
PNIF in L/min, mean (± SD) 174.2 (±59.9) 126.3 (±31.0)
PEF in L/min, mean (± SD) 588.3 (±83.8) 401.3 (±75.0)
FEV1% predicted, mean (± SD) 92.2 (±11.5) 89.6 (±12.0)
  1. FEV1 forced expiratory volume in one second, PNIF peak nasal inspiratory flow, PEF peak expiratory flow, SD standard deviation