Table 1—

Administration of inhalers

Cases nControls nChi-squareddfOR for factor level95% CI
Inhalers part of morning routine1.041
 Yes63711.00
 No46381.300.78–2.14
Inhalers part of evening routine5.151
 Yes57741.00
 No51341.851.07–3.19
Supervision of evening inhalers (two-parent families)7.132
 Both parents16291.00
 Mother only45362.721.14–6.50
 Father only954.391.07–18.10
Child prompts parents to administer prophylactic13.373
 Always18281.00
 Usually16201.530.57–4.11
 Sometimes29391.670.66–4.22
 Never45214.291.65–11.14
  • df: degrees of freedom

  • OR: odds ratio; CI: confidence interval