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Table 1 Basic characteristics of patients

From: Association of molds and metrological parameters to frequency of severe asthma exacerbation

  Female Male p value
Number (n; %) 294 (43.49%) 382 (56.51%)
Mean age (years) 49.28 ± 0.9 45.97 ± 0.75 0.005*
Asthma severity (mild/moderate/severe) 0.36/81.59/18.05 0.26/82.51/17.23 0.937
Nasal symptoms (%) 79.23 71.37 0.055
  Atopic Non atopic p value
Number (n; %) 579 (85.65%) 97 (14.35%)
Gender F/M (%) 43.95/56.05 41.24/58.76 0.658
Mean age (years) 47.21 ± 14.89 49.30 ± 13.12 0.209
Asthma severity (mild/moderate/severe) 0.35/81.38/18.26 0.0/86.46/13.54 0.382
Nasal symptoms (%) 72.15 58.51 0.102
Outdoor allergens Salsola kali Bermuda grass Total pollens Alternaria Aspergillus Cladosporium Total moulds
Sensitization (n; %) 356 (61.48%) 198 (34.2) 421 (72.71) 95 (16.41) 60 (10.36) 56 (9.67) 145 (25.04)
Mono-sensitization (n; %) 146 (25.21) 25 (4.32) 171 (29.53%) 8 (1.38) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 8 (1.38)
  1. * Difference was significant