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Table 3 Percentage of individuals with threshold scores or higher who were found clinically asthmatic in the 2001 validation set (n = 126)

From: Development of a questionnaire weighted scoring system to target diagnostic examinations for asthma in adults: a modelling study

Threshold Score Number of individuals above threshold Median age (years) [range] Majority verdict asthma Majority verdict mixed disease Majority verdict asthma or mixed disease
      Number Percent
11 11 33 [21–54] 9 1 10 90.9
10 32 40.5 [21–74] 27 1 28 87.5
9 72 44.5 [18–75] 53 10 63 87.5
8 114 47 [17–88] 76 19 95 83.3
7 121 47 [17–88] 77 19 96 79.3
6 126 47 [17–88] 81 20 101 80.1