Table 4.

Percentage of Asthma Patients Who Received Specific Medicines (% ± SE) (N = 22)

19921993
InterventionControlInterventionControl
Any β agonist68  ± 4*50  ± 774  ± 2*52  ± 7
 Oral syrup34  ± 542  ± 730  ± 642  ± 7
 Inhaled45  ± 510  ± 652  ± 415  ± 6
Any inhaled antiinflammatory17  ± 33  ± 325  ± 42  ± 1
 Inhaled steroid12  ± 3*0  ± 020  ± 40  ± 0
 Cromolyn15  ± 32  ± 222  ± 41  ± 1
Oral steroid1  ± 13  ± 35  ± 21  ± 1
Spacer devices28  ± 43  ± 326  ± 41  ± 1
  • Symbols refer to significance levels for t tests of log odds ratios for intervention versus control group differences in 1992 and 1993.

  • * P < .05.

  • P < .001.