TABLE 3

Self-Reported Adherence to Controller Medications in Households With and Without Medication Present

Caregiver Reported Frequency of Controller Use in Past 2 wkPresence of Medication in the Home
Controller Medication Not Present in Home (n = 32)Controller Medication Present in Home (n = 122)
Not at all10 (31.3)19 (15.6)
A few d (1–3 d)3 (9.4)5 (4.1)
Several d (4–7 d)3 (9.4)8 (6.6)
Most d (8–11 d)8 (25)15 (12.3)
Almost every single d (12–13 d)0 (0)28 (23.0)
Every single d (14 d)8 (25)47 (38.5)
  • Caregivers for 11 children reporting a controller medication did not respond to the self-reported adherence questions.