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Table 1 General characteristics of the healthy volunteers and asthmatic patients included in the study.

From: Airborne particulate matter PM2.5 from Mexico City affects the generation of reactive oxygen species by blood neutrophils from asthmatics: an in vitro approach

  Control Group Asthma Group p value
Gender (M/F) 4/7 0/6  
Age 43.5 ± 6.3 49.4 ± 11.5 0.1422
BMI 26.3 ± 3.4 29.6 ± 2.2 0.0721
FVC% 95.0 ± 12.2 90.4 ± 18.2 0.5407
FEV 1 % 99.4 ± 12.3 83.6 ± 21.5 0.0702
FEF 25–75 % 112.9 ± 23.9 54.11 ± 23.2 0.0002