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Table 4 Differences between anthropometric data, ACT scores and LEOSound-monitoring in patients with and without wheezing

From: Disease control in patients with asthma and respiratory symptoms (wheezing, cough) during sleep

  No wheezing (n = 47) Wheezing (n = 8)  
  Median Min – Max Median Min – Max p-value
Collective of patients
 Age [years] 37 20–67 54 38–67 0.01
 Height [cm] 171 154–200 164 156–182 0.25
 Weight [kg] 76 51–136 75 55–135 0.94
 BMI [kg/m2] 24.9 17.4–47.1 25.1 22.0–40.8 0.38
 Pack years 0 0–10 0,5 0–8 0.58
ACT 21 11–25 14 10–22 0.001
LEOSound-Monitor
  Median Min. – Max. Median Min. – Max.  
 Cough-Epochs per hour 0.1 0–1.8 0.3 0–4.8 0.25
 Abs. quantity of coughs 1 0–63 3 0–175 0.33
 Quantity of coughs p. hour 0.1 0–7.9 0.4 0–34.4 0.33
 Wheezing-Phases 0 0–0 2.0 1.0–5.0
 Wheezing-Epochs per  hour 0 0–0 2.4 1.0–7.4
 Wheezing duration [min] 0 0–0 9.5 4.0–30.5
 Wheezing duration [%] 0 0–0 2.4 0.9–8.1
  1. Statistically significant p-values are bold