TABLE 3.

Predictors of New Discharge Prescription of Inhaled Corticosteroids Among Children Not Reporting Recent Use of Inhaled Steroids

Odds Ratio95% Confidence IntervalP Value
Age (per ↑5 y)2.01.3–3.1.003
Race
 White1.0ReferenceReference
 Black0.80.3–2.2.65
 Hispanic0.80.2–2.6.66
No. ED visits during past year (per ↑5 visits)1.51.0–2.2.04
No. urgent clinic visits during past year (per ↑5 visits)0.70.3–1.4.26
Severe symptoms *0.40.2–0.9.02
  • * See Methods for details.