Table 2—

Proportion of children with current wheeze using antiasthmatic drugs and accessory treatment means during the past year by symptom severity, asthma diagnosis and presence of bronchial hyperresponsiveness (BHR)

Subjects nBronchodilatorsAnti-inflammatory drugsPeak flow meterWritten plan
RegularOn demandTotalRegularOn demandTotal
Number of wheezing attacks
Speech-limiting wheeze
Asthma diagnosis
Emergency/hospital admission
  • Data are presented as percentage (n=868)