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Table 2 Comparison (mean ± SD) of spirometry findings

From: Evaluation of the left and right ventricular systolic and diastolic function in asthmatic children

Variable asthmatic children Healthy controls p valuea
n = 50 n = 40
PEF 90.02 ± 9.7 92.7 ± 8.9 0.320
FEV1 82.8 ± 12.2 92.2 ± 9.3 0.002 *
FVC 92.1 ± 8.5 95.2 ± 11.4 0.123
FEV1/FVC 89.6 ± 9.7 96.2 ± 10.5 0.012*
  1. a Student’s t test
  2. *Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level