Table 1—

Criteria for asthma control

ParameterAsthma
ControlledUncontrolled
Daytime symptoms<4 days·week−1≥4 days·week−1
Night-time symptoms<1 night·week−1≥1 nights·week−1
Physical activityNormalRestricted in previous 3 months
AbsenteeismNoneMissed school/work or social engagement in previous 3 months
As-needed short-acting bronchodilator use<4 doses·week−1≥4 doses·week−1 (excluding pre-exercise)