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Table 1 Demographics and Clinical Characteristics of Study Cohort

From: Altered respiratory microbiota composition and functionality associated with asthma early in life

Characteristics Adult Asthmatic (n = 10) Adult Healthy (n = 10) Pediatric Asthmatic (n = 11) Pediatric Healthy (n = 9)
Age, years Mean (SD, range) 63.9 (12.7, 39) 40 (10.6, 32) 6.7 (4.1, 12) 8 (3.1, 8)
Ethnicity, aEmirati (%) 100% 100% 100% 100%
Gender (M%, F %) 30:70 20:80 45:55 56:44
BMI (Kg/m2) Mean (SD, range) 31.5 (6.7, 21) 25.3 (4.7, 17) 21.6 (7.2, 20.7) 18.9 (5.2, 13.9)
Animal exposure (yes %) 0% 20% 9% 11%
Asthma Control Test Mean (SD, range) 18 (3.1, 10) N/A 17.9 (4.4, 15) N/A
  1. N/A Not Applicable
  2. aNative UAE citizens