Table 4 The effects of exercise intervention on asthma control based on baseline and 6-month follow-up surveys.

From: Regular exercise improves asthma control in adults: A randomized controlled trial

Outcome measure,
past 4 weeks1
Intervention group (N = 44) Reference group (N = 45) Effect of intervention:
RD
(95% CI)
Hypothesis
testing:
P for RD = 0
Tot
N
Better
n
Risk b
No change
n
Worse
n
Risk w
Tot
N
Better
n
Risk b
No change
n
Worse
n
Risk w
Shortness of breath 44 23 13 8 45 10 27 8 0.301 0.003
  0.523   0.182   0.222   0.178 (0.109–0.492)  
Wheezing 43 13 22 8 45 14 29 2 −0.009 0.929
  0.302   0.186   0.311   0.044 (−0.202–0.184)  
Cough 43 13 26 4 45 10 31 4 0.080 0.395
  0.302   0.093   0.222   0.089 (−0.103–0.263)  
Phlegm 42 9 30 3 45 9 29 7 0.014 0.870
  0.214   0.071   0.200   0.156 (−0.156–0.185)  
  1. 89 participants completed both baseline and 6-month survey. The Regular Exercise and Asthma Control Trial [REACT]. A total of 89 participants were included in some analysis. Individual analyses included from 87 to 88 participants.