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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the asthma patients and controls

From: miR-3934 regulates the apoptosis and secretion of inflammatory cytokines of basophils via targeting RAGE in asthma

  Asthma patients (n = 50) Controls (n = 50) P value
Gender—n (%) (Male/female) 33(66%)/17(34%) 29(58%)/21(42%) 0.169
Age-median (IQR) 30(21,44) 36(23–49) 0.42
Smoking history—n (%) (Yes/No) 35(70%)/15(30%) 0(0%)/50(100%) < 0.001
Allergy history—n (%) (Yes/No) 8(16%)/42(84%) 0(0%)/50(100%) < 0.001
White blood cell -median (IQR) (normal range 4.0–10.0 × 10^9/L) 6.3(3.7–8.0) 7.2(4.6–9.5) 0.548
Eosinophil-median (IQR) (normal range 0.05–0.45 × 10^9/L) 0.99(0.34–1.77) 0.36(0.12–0.50) 0.11