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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study sample of patients with asthma (N = 36)

From: The economic burden of adult asthma in Cyprus; a prevalence-based cost of illness study

  Number Percentage (%)
Gender
 Male 22 61.1
 Female 14 38.9
Education
 High School 22 61.1
 University 14 38.9
Area of Residence
 Urban 18 51.4
 Rural 17 48.6
Do you have allergic rhinitis?
 Yes 14 38.9
 No 22 61.1
IgE (IU/L)
 < 115 22 61.1
 115+ 14 38.9
ECP (ng/ml)
 < 20 22 61.1
 20+ 14 38.9
Have you used inhaled medication due to difficulty in breathing, wheezing, “whistling” chest or asthma crisis during the last year?
 Yes 27 75.0
 No 9 25.0
  Mean Standard Deviation
Age (years) 49.8 13.9
Body Mass Index (Kg/m2) 28.3 4.6
Reversibility % 12.10 7.2