TABLE 2

Home Medication Readiness for Rescue and Controller Medicines (n = 288)

Rescue MedicationsController Medications
Albuterol MDIAlbuterol NebulizerFluticasone and/or Salmeterol DPIFluticasone MDIBudesonide NebulizerBeclometasone Dipropionate MDIMontelukast
Reports doctor prescribed medication2551906120231837
Meets all 3 availability criteria, n (%)136 (53.3)109 (57.4)4 (66.7)68 (56.7)14 (60.8)12 (66.7)23 (62.2)
 Located medication in the home178 (71.5)129 (67.9)5 (83.3)90 (75.0)18 (78.2)15 (83.3)25 (67.6)
 Medication not expired157 (54.5)119 (62.6)4 (66.7)77 (64.2)15 (65.2)15 (83.3)24 (64.9)
 Counter not at 0162 (63.5)N/A5 (83.3)80 (66.7)N/A12 (66.7)N/A
Meets all 2 knowledge criteria, n (%)212 (83.1)149 (78.4)5 (83.3)78 (65.0)15 (65.2)6 (33.3)30 (81.1)
 States dosing instructions223 (87.5)158 (83.2)6 (100)96 (80.0)18 (78.2)9 (50.0)33 (89.2)
 Identifies if controller or rescue236 (92.5)175 (92.1)5 (83.3)89 (74.2)16 (69.6)13 (72.2)31 (83.8)
Meets all 5 medication readiness criteria, n (%)114 (44.7)99 (52.1)4 (66.7)53 (44.2)11 (47.8)3 (16.7)19 (51.4)
  • Percentage of those who report doctor prescribed medicine. DPI, dry powder inhaler; N/A, not applicable.