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Table 4 Healthcare outcomes from a baseline simulation of 50,000 asthmatic children over 10 years

From: The effects of indoor environmental exposures on pediatric asthma: a discrete event simulation model

  Asthma events per child per year  
FEV1% category Days with asthma symptoms (SD a ) Serious asthma events (SD) ER visits (SD) Hospitalizations (SD) Oral steroid bursts (SD) Number of children
> 80% 141 (11.1) 0.79 (0.80) 0.09 (0.24) 0.02 (0.11) 0.68 (0.76) 33,363
60%-80% 165 (10.4) 1.2 (0.8) 0.13 (0.19) 0.03 (0.09) 1.0 (0.7) 15,973
< 60% 183 (4.4) 2.3 (1.2) 0.22 (0.21) 0.05 (0.1) 2.0 (1.1) 664
Across all categories 149 (165) 0.94 (0.85) 0.11 (0.23) 0.026 (0.10) 0.81 (0.79) 50,000
  1. a SD = standard deviation.