Table E-6Demographic characteristics of included patients (Management cohorts review)

Author, YearNumber of PatientsMaleAgeAtopicSmoking StatusHistory of Asthma% predicted FEV1 (unless otherwise stated)Years of ExposureYears of SymptomsSIC Confirmed OACurrent Medication Stopped for Testing
(%)mean (SD)(%)(%)(%)mean (SD)mean (SD)mean (SD)
Allard, 19892892.946 (11)60.7C: 17.9-87 (21.3)0.5 (0.8)0.3 (0.2)Yes-
Ameille, 199720975.138 (12)---88 (20)-3.7 (5.1)No-
Banks, 19906---C: 33.30---Yes-
N: 66.7
Barker, 19986037 (4.2)---FEV1: 2.1 (0.2)--Yes-
Bernstein, 2003674.536.1 (11.5)82.1----4.5 (4.8)NoNo
Burge, 1982a452049 (6.8)-N: 48.9---2.5YesYes
Gannon, 199322474.1--C: 12.1----No-
Ex: 21.9
N: 15.6
Gassert, 19985529.141.1 (9.8)-C: 9.125.5-10.7 (6.9)-No-
Ex: 32.7
N: 58.2
Gorski, 199956-38 (9)-C: 26.8----No-
Ex: 26.8
N: 46.4
Grammer, 20002989.736.5 (8.8)-C: 44.8--1.1 (5.2)-No-
Ex: 13.8
N: 41.4
Grammer, 1996710037 (4.3)-C: 14.3----No-
Ex: 28.6
N: 57.1
Harries, 1979310041.3 (3.7)66.7C: 66.7-FEV1: 3 (0.4)8 (9.6)2.5 (3.1)Yes-
Ex: 33.3
N: 0
Jyo, 1989---------No-
Laoprasert, 199811035.5 (6.2)63.6C: 0----NoYes
N: 100
Lemiere, 20001668.841.3 (9.9)75C: 31.3-99 (14.4)10.7 (9.5)-YesYes
Ex: 50
N: 18.8
Lemiere, 19961573.349.1 (10.4)53.3C: 0-96 (12)18.1 (13.6)6 (5.6)Yes-
Ex: 40
N: 60
Lin, 199628010040.9 (11.2)27.9C: 4.6-86.1 (16.7)6.1 (6.4)-YesYes
Ex: 28.2
N: 67.1
Lozewicz, 19875683.946.1 (9.8)35.7C: 21.43.682.5 (21.1)6.5 (7.4)2.7 (2.1)Yes-
Ex: 41.1
N: 26.8
Maghni, 200413360.943 (12)59.4C: 18-84.1 (20.3)12.1 (10.6)3.9 (4.7)NoYes
Ex: 39.8
N: 42.1
Malo, 2004808042.8 (12.4)53.8C: 20-90.2 (16.5)11.5 (10.7)3.3 (4.2)YesYes
Ex: 37.5
N: 42.5
Malo, 1994a2010048 (10)50C: 55-80.4 (19.3)--No-
Ex: 40
N: 5
Malo, 1993b13476.144 (12)60.4--91 (20)--Yes-
Malo, 1988b319.737.1 (12.2)29C: 64.5--1.1 (0.5)0.6 (0.4)Yes-
Ex: 19.4
N: 16.1
Mapp, 19883571.434.6 (13.7)22.9C: 8.60-13.5 (11.3)3.7YesYes
Ex: 28.6
N: 62.9
Marabini, 2003109049.9 (7)30C: 10-75.1 (12.6)24.2 (14.3)-Yes-
Ex: 60
N: 30
Merget, 199983-38 (10.4)45.8C: 51.8----Yes-
Ex: 22.9
N: 25.3
Meyer, 1977168--------No-
Moscato, 1999257234 (9.3)16C: 28-103 (6.8)5 (5)1.8 (1.2)YesYes
Ex: 24
N: 48
Munoz, 20038035 (10.3)37.5C: 37.5099.3 (9.9)14.6 (8.7)-Yes-
O'Donnell, 19895710031 (6.3)29.8C: 50.9----No-
Orriols, 1999218136.4 (10.9)23.8C: 57.1-80.8 (21)6.1 (6.9)-Yes-
Ex: 19
N: 23.8
Paggiaro, 19931668.846.7 (9.4)-C: 12.5-81.7 (12.5)20.7 (8.9)3.8 (4.1)YesYes
Ex: 37.5
N: 50
Paggiaro, 1990108049.5 (7.4)-C: 10-82.7 (15.6)-4.3 (2.6)YesYes
Ex: 50
N: 40
Paggiaro, 1984a2759.350.2 (9.1)-C: 29.6--15.5 (10)-Yes-
Ex: 0
N: 70.4
Park, 2002a41------22.4 (5.5)-YesYes
Park, 1994310047.3 (9.1)100C: 0----Yes-
Ex: 100
N: 0
Perfetti, 1998a9973.743 (12)59.6C: 15.2--12.5 (11.3)3.2YesYes
Ex: 39.4
N: 45.5
Piirila, 1996710026.9 (5.1)-C: 57.1----No-
Ex: 0
N: 28.6
Pisati, 19949---C: 11.1----Yes-
Ex: 11.1
N: 77.8
Pisati, 199360-37.3 (11.6)13.3C: 155-15.3 (9.1)4.4YesYes
Ex: 0
N: 85
Rosenberg, 19873187.135.9 (16.6)29C: 19.43.297 (35.7)3 (6)1.4 (2.2)Yes-
Ross, 1998101170.640.9 (12.3)-C: 22.4--4 (8.1)-No-
Ex: 27.8
N: 40.8
Saetta, 1995105039.1 (12.8)20C: 0-98.6 (15)17.5 (14.5)3.5 (3.7)YesYes
Ex: 0
N: 100
Sen, 1998366.731.3 (13.3)100C: 33.366.7--0.5 (0.1)No-
Ex: 0
N: 66.7
Simonsson, 19851910024 (4.5)10.5C: 57.910.593 (6)1.2 (1.3)-NoYes
Ex: 31.6
N: 10.5
Slovak, 19858--100-----No-
Smith, 1999---------No-
Sulotto, 1989105039 (7.3)-C: 70-101.6 (9.5)9.5 (7)-YesNo
Taivainen, 199824--------Yes-
Vandenplas, 20023611.132 (4.4)63.9C: 5.630.6--7.2YesYes
Ex: 5.6
N: 88.9
Venables, 19876039 (2.8)16.7C: 1000---Yes-
Venables, 19852110041.228.6C: 47.6-937.7-No-

Abbreviations: C = current; Ex = ex; FEV1 = forced expiratory volume in one second; N = never; OA = occupational asthma; SIC = specific inhalational challenge

From: Appendix E: Evidence Tables

Cover of Diagnosis and Management of Work-Related Asthma
Diagnosis and Management of Work-Related Asthma.
Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 129.
Beach J, Rowe BH, Blitz S, et al.

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