Table 4

The association between the asthma control test (ACT) and demographic and clinical characteristics (N = 448)
Variable Levels Partially/Full controlled (n = 343) Not controlled (n = 105) p-value
Gender % Male 76.0 24.0 0.8220
Female 76.9 23.1
Regular ICS use Yes 80.6 19.4 0.0401*
No 72.4 27.6
Follow up with clinics Yes 77.8 22.2 0.5188
No 75.1 24.9
Education level High school or less 77.2 22.8 0.3853
University 72.1 27.9
Educated about medication Yes 78.6 21.4 0.2650
No 74.0 26.0
Educated about asthma Yes 81.9 18.1 0.0117*
No 71.9 28.1

*The Chi-square statistic is significant at the .05 level.All percentage rounded to one decimal.

AL-Jahdali et al.

AL-Jahdali et al. BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2012 12:80   doi:10.1186/1471-2466-12-80

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