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Table 3 Basic characteristics of the Swedish Search study

From: High-resolution targeted bisulfite sequencing reveals blood cell type-specific DNA methylation patterns in IL13 and ORMDL3

  Severe asthma Controlled asthma Healthy controls
Subjects n 8 7 7
Age, years mean (range) 14.7 (9.8–18.6) 14.1 (9.8–17.5) 12.5 (7.2–15.2)
Female/male n 3/5 5/2 1/6
Eosinophils 109 × L−1 mean (range) 0.30 (0–0.5) 0.23 (0–0.4) 0.26 (0–0.9)
Neutrophils 109 × L−1 mean (range) 3.8 (2.1–5.9) 2.7 (1.7–3.7) 2.9 (2.3–3.7)
Leukocytes 109 × L−1 mean (range) 6.8 (4.1–9.5) 6.37 (4.7–9) 5.79 (5–6.8)
Lymphocytes
109 × L−1 mean (range)
2.3 (1.6–3.6) 2.83 (2.1–4.3) 2.10 (1.6–2.9)
Monocytes
109 × L−1 mean (range)
0.44 (0.3–0.7) 0.57 (0.3–1.1) 0.44 (0.3–0.6)