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Table 1 Demographic and clinical data of the asthmatic patients (n = 65)

From: Vitamin D and cathelicidin assessment in infection-induced asthma in Egyptian children

Variable Mean ± SD Number/frequency (%)
Age (years) 9.32 ± 2.35  
Sex (males/females)   31/34
Duration of disease (years) (7.27 ± 1.9)  
Frequency of attacks/month (2.4 ± 0.64)  
Positive family history   50 (78.1%)
Positive parenteral consanguinity   10 (11.4%)
Fever/rhinitis before asthma   65 (100%)
Associated allergic disease   17 (26.6%)
Duration of exposure to sun (min/day) (46.4 ± 45.6)