Table 4

Asthma control in smoker subgroups

BDP/F extrafine pMDI (n = 20)

BUD/F and FP/S DPI (n = 19)

All (n = 39)


Controlled

12 (60%)

8 (42.1%)

20 (51.3)


Partially controlled

5 (25%)

5 (26.3%)

10 (25.6%)


Uncontrolled

3 (15%)

6 (31.6%)

9 (23.1%)


BDP = beclomethasone dipropionate; BUD = budesonide; FP = fluticasone propionate; F = formoterol; S = salmeterol.

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

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