Table 3

Proportion of patients with different levels of asthma control

BDP/F extrafine pMDI (n = 53)

BUD/F and FP/S DPI (n = 58)

All (n = 111)


Controlled

30 (56.60%)*

21 (36.21%)

51 (45.94%)


Partially controlled

17 (32.08%)

26 (44.83%)

43 (38.74%)


Uncontrolled

6 (11.32%)

11 (18.96%)

17 (15.32%)


BDP = beclomethasone dipropionate; BUD = budesonide; FP = fluticasone propionate; F = formoterol; S = salmeterol.* p = 0.031 vs. BUD/F and FP/S.

Müller et al. BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2011 11:40   doi:10.1186/1471-2466-11-40

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