TABLE 4

Characteristics of the All Well-Child Visits From Asthma Cohort

CharacteristicWCC From 5- to 11-y-Old PatientsWCC From 12- to 18-y-Old PatientsTotal
Totaln = 10 324 (63.2%)n = 6022 (36.8%)N = 16 346
Medication order, n (%)
 No ICS, LABA, LTRA, LAMA, or biological9433 (91.4)5433 (90.2)14 866 (90.9)
 Only ICS or only LTRA803 (7.8)452 (7.5)1255 (7.7)
 All other categories88 (0.9)137 (2.3)225 (1.4)
Procedures, n (%)
 Pneumovax vaccination6 (0.1)12 (0.2)18 (0.1)
 Flu vaccination2954 (28.6)1662 (27.6)4616 (28.2)
 Spirometry2 (0.0)14 (0.2)16 (0.1)
Comorbidities, n (%)
 Rhinitis1218 (11.8)587 (9.7)1805 (11.0)
 Conjunctivitis9 (0.1)3 (0.0)12 (0.1)
 Postnasal drip3 (0.0)0 (0.0)3 (0.0)
 Nasal congestion17 (0.2)5 (0.1)22 (0.1)
 Esophageal reflux56 (0.5)52 (0.9)108 (0.7)
 Asthmaa3405 (33.0)1903 (31.6)5308 (32.5)
  General asthma1170 (11.3)786 (13.1)1956 (12.0)
  Mild intermittent1206 (11.7)658 (10.9)1864 (11.4)
  Mild persistent685 (6.6)291 (4.8)976 (6.0)
  Moderate persistent394 (3.8)183 (3.0)577 (3.5)
  Severe persistent21 (0.2)10 (0.2)31 (0.2)
  • LABA, long-acting β-2 agonist.

  • a Subtypes of asthma diagnosis are not mutually exclusive. For example, general asthma and mild intermittent could be diagnosed at the same well-child visit.