TABLE 3.

Likelihood of Hospitalization Related to Asthma

Variable*Odds ratio95% CIP Value
Allergic rhinitis2.341.41–3.91.0011
Number of SABA prescriptions1.251.13–1.39<.0001
Oral corticosteroid use2.241.08–4.67.0314
Inhaled corticosteroid use: low dose1.811.05–3.14.0334
Inhaled corticosteroid use: high dose5.602.11–14.88.0005
  • * Asthma drug use recorded during the baseline period. All variables included in the model are listed.