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Table 3 Mean settings by age: severe group

From: BiPAP for treating moderate and severe asthma exacerbations in a PED

Age (years) IPAP EPAP
<3 (n = 21) 12.7 ± SD 2.0 6.8 ± SD 1.3
3 to 4 (n = 50) 13.3 ± SD 2.8 6.8 ± SD 1.4
5 to 6 (n = 26) 13.9 ± SD 2.2 7.3 ± SD 1.3
7 to 8 (n = 29) 15.0 ± SD 2.4 7.7 ± SD 1.5
9 to 10 (n = 26) 15.7 ± SD 3.5 8.0 ± SD 1.8
11 to 12 (n = 22) 14.5 ± SD 3.2 7.6 ± SD 1.6
13 to 14 (n = 9) 15.3 ± SD 3.2 8.0 ± SD 1.7
15 to 17 (n = 14) 17.5 ± SD 3.0 9.5 ± SD 1.8