TABLE 2

Association Between Well-Child Visits and Asthma Exacerbations in Durham Pediatric Asthma Patients With At Least 1 Well-Child Visit

Asthma Exacerbation TypeTotal No. ExacerbationExacerbation RateaUnadjusted HRs (95% CI)Adjusted HRs Model 1 (95% CI)b
All asthma exacerbations297419.440.95 (0.88–1.03)0.93 (0.85–1.01)
Hospital encounters >24 h2071.350.53 (0.39–0.71)0.51 (0.38–0.70)
ED and hospital encounters <24 h6294.110.65 (0.55–0.77)0.65 (0.55–0.77)
Urgent care encounters6734.40.84 (0.72–0.98)0.82 (0.70–0.97)
Outpatient encounters14659.581.26 (1.12–1.42)1.21 (1.07–1.36)
  • Values represent HRs (95% CIs) for having the event for patients who had expected well-child visits versus those who did not among patients in the well-child cohort. All models are stratified by number of events.

  • a Per 100 per y.

  • b Adjusted for age, sex, and race.