TABLE 1

Population Characteristics (N = 187)

CharacteristicsaN (%)
Child gender
 Boy, n = 130130 (70)
 Girl, n = 5757 (30)
Child age, y
 4–758 (31)
 8–1282 (44)
 13–1947 (25)
Caregiver age, ya
 28–4279 (42)
 43–59105 (56)
Caregiver race
 White163 (87)
 Nonwhite24 (13)
Caregiver educationa
 Noncollege graduate71 (38)
 College graduate114 (61)
Primary language at homea
 English183 (98)
 Non-English3 (2)
Place of caregiver birtha
 US born175 (94)
 Foreign born10 (5)
Caregiver incomea
 ≤ poverty line8 (4)
 ≤2× poverty line11 (6)
 ≤3× poverty line20 (11)
 ≤4× poverty line28 (15)
 ≤5× poverty line26 (14)
 >5× poverty line60 (32)
Child severity of asthma
 Persistent57 (30)
 Intermittent130 (70)
Caregiver perception of asthma control
 Controlled161 (86)
 Not controlled26 (14)
CAM use
 Used CAM34 (18)
 Did not use CAM153 (82)
  • a Data unavailable for some patients.