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Table 2 Summary of data in the two steps of the study.

From: Use of the Italian version of the Pediatric Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire in the daily practice: results of a prospective study

  Data at t0 Data at t1
Clinical
evaluations
N
(%)
N
(%)
Asthma severity       
1 29
(55,8%)
21
(40,4%)
2 15
(28,8%)
18
(34,6%)
3 6
(11,5%)
10
(19,2%)
4 2
(3,8%)
3
(5,8%)
Under-control asthma 39
(75%)
32
(61,5%)
Quantitative measures Mean
(standard deviation)
50th P 25th P–75th P Mean (Standard deviation) 50th P 25th P–75th P
FVC 105,66
(15,36)
106,60 97,85–116,15 106,21
(12,91)
107,15 99,15–113,60
FEV1 100,10
(18,47)
101,90 94,00–112,45 100,95
(17,28)
102,30 90,55–113,15
FEV1/FVC 94,10
(12,16)
97,55 88,40–102,75 94,11
(11,37)
96,35 88,60–102,55
FEF25–75 94,98
(32,29)
98,85 71,90–120,45 94,64
(34,58)
97,40 68,50–125,10
PAQLQ total score 6,09
(1,04)
6,48 5,85–6,85 6,24
(0,88)
6,41 5,85–6,91
PAQLQ-symptoms 6,79
(1,33)
7,26 5,98–7,81 6,98
(1,12)
7,34 6,46–7,84
PAQLQ-activity limitation 4,77
(1,02)
4,88 4,16–5,68 4,87
(0,94)
5,08 4,08–5,88
PAQLQ-emotional function 5,75
(0,92)
6,23 5,86–6,23 5,90
(0,78)
6,23 5,86–6,23
  1. Asthma severity 1 = Intermittent, 2 = Mild persistent, 3 = Moderate persistent, 4 = Severe persistent.