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Table 1 Biometric characteristics (mean ± SD) of control individuals and patients with work-related asthma

From: Combined forced oscillation and fractional-order modeling in patients with work-related asthma: a case–control study analyzing respiratory biomechanics and diagnostic accuracy

  Control (n = 31) Work-related asthma (n = 31) p
Age (years) 51.0 ± 12.8 51.1 ± 12.9 ns
Body mass (kg) 70.5 ± 11.0 78.6 ± 14.8 p < 0.05
Height (cm) 163.3 ± 7.2 164.2 ± 7.1 ns
BMI (kg/m2) 25.9 ± 4.1 28.5 ± 6.3 p < 0.05
Gender (M/F) 14/17 14/17