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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Correlations between capnographic waveforms and peak flow meter measurement in emergency department management of asthma

Characteristic
Median age, years (range) 35.2 (12–71)
Sex female:male (ratio) 1:1.5 (40:60)
Median weight, kg (range) 60.6 (35–100)
Height, cm (range) 158.7 (137–176)
Patients received nebulized beta2-agonist alone 30% (n = 30)
Patients received nebulized beta2-agonist and ipratropium bromide 53% (n = 53)
Patients received intravenous hydrocortisone 17% (n = 17)
Patients received combination beta2-agonist and steroid inhaler on discharge 100% (n = 100)
Patients discharged home after completing treatment in emergency room 87% (n = 87)
Patients admitted to emergency room observation ward (maximum 24-h stay) 13% (n = 13)