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Table 1 clinical characteristics of the study population

From: Are atopy and eosinophilic bronchial inflammation associated with relapsing forms of chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps?

Clinical parameter N (%)
Males/females 19/11
Mean age (years) 52 ± 11.6
Family history for allergic diseases 11/30 (37 %)
Atopy (prick test and specific IgE to common aeroallergens) 18/30 (60 %)
 New diagnosis 11/18 (61 %)
Asthma 16/30 (53 %)
 New diagnosis 9/16 (56 %)
NSAIDs hypersensitivity 10/30 (33 %)
Relapsing forms 21/30 (70 %)
Blood hypereosinophilia before FESS 10/29 (34 %)