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Table 3 Comparisons of asthma control and severity in those with metabolic syndrome and those without metabolic syndrome

From: Understanding asthma and the metabolic syndrome - a Nigerian report

Parameters (frequency/%) Asthmatics with metabolic syndrome Asthmatic without metabolic syndrome p value
Asthma control
Well Controlled 4.0 (2.5) 41.0 (25.9) 0.03  
Partial Control 8.0 (4.4) 49.0 (31.0)  
Uncontrolled 6.0 (3.8) 40.0 (25.3)  
Asthma severity
Intermittent 11.0 (7.0) 52.0 (32.9)  
Mild Persistent 2.0 (1.3) 33.0 (20.9)  
Moderate Persistent 10.0 (6.3) 29.0 (18.4)  
Severe Persistent 5.0 (3.2) 16.0 (10.5) 0.129