Name
isaac_wheezing_steroid_use
Label
In the last 12 months, child has been treated with steroids by mouth for asthma/wheezing
Description

Item from the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) wheezing module. Asher MI, Keil U, Anderson HR, et al. 1995 (PubMed ID: 7789502)

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Domain
no0_yes1
  • 0: No
  • 1: Yes
Type
choices
In the last 12 months, child has been treated with steroids by mouth for asthma/wheezing vs PATS Visit timepoint
Screening Visit Baseline Visit Month-6 Interim Visit Month-12 Endpoint Visit
Total 555 332 283 291
No - 71 33 41
Yes - 49 32 24
Unknown 555 212 218 226
In the last 12 months, child has been treated with steroids by mouth for asthma/wheezing vs Assigned treatment arm
Screening Visit
Early Adenotonsillectomy Watchful Waiting with Supportive Care Total
Total 167 163 330
No - - -
Yes - - -
Unknown 167 163 330
In the last 12 months, child has been treated with steroids by mouth for asthma/wheezing vs Assigned treatment arm
Baseline Visit
Early Adenotonsillectomy Watchful Waiting with Supportive Care Total
Total 167 163 330
No 36 35 71
Yes 28 21 49
Unknown 103 107 210
In the last 12 months, child has been treated with steroids by mouth for asthma/wheezing vs Assigned treatment arm
Month-6 Interim Visit
Early Adenotonsillectomy Watchful Waiting with Supportive Care Total
Total 140 143 283
No 15 18 33
Yes 14 18 32
Unknown 111 107 218
In the last 12 months, child has been treated with steroids by mouth for asthma/wheezing vs Assigned treatment arm
Month-12 Endpoint Visit
Early Adenotonsillectomy Watchful Waiting with Supportive Care Total
Total 147 144 291
No 21 20 41
Yes 8 16 24
Unknown 118 108 226
In the last 12 months, child has been treated with steroids by mouth for asthma/wheezing vs Child's sex
Screening Visit
Male Female Total
Total 286 269 555
No - - -
Yes - - -
Unknown 286 269 555
In the last 12 months, child has been treated with steroids by mouth for asthma/wheezing vs Child's sex
Baseline Visit
Male Female Total
Total 162 170 332
No 33 38 71
Yes 25 24 49
Unknown 104 108 212
In the last 12 months, child has been treated with steroids by mouth for asthma/wheezing vs Child's sex
Month-6 Interim Visit
Male Female Total
Total 137 146 283
No 15 18 33
Yes 18 14 32
Unknown 104 114 218
In the last 12 months, child has been treated with steroids by mouth for asthma/wheezing vs Child's sex
Month-12 Endpoint Visit
Male Female Total
Total 145 146 291
No 22 19 41
Yes 13 11 24
Unknown 110 116 226
In the last 12 months, child has been treated with steroids by mouth for asthma/wheezing vs Child's race
Screening Visit
American Indian/Alaska Native Asian Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Black or African American White More than one race Unknown or not reported Total
Total 3 10 1 161 351 25 4 555
No - - - - - - - -
Yes - - - - - - - -
Unknown 3 10 1 161 351 25 4 555
In the last 12 months, child has been treated with steroids by mouth for asthma/wheezing vs Child's race
Baseline Visit
American Indian/Alaska Native Asian Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Black or African American White More than one race Unknown or not reported Total
Total 3 6 - 73 235 14 1 332
No - 1 - 20 46 4 - 71
Yes 2 - - 16 28 3 - 49
Unknown 1 5 - 37 161 7 1 212
In the last 12 months, child has been treated with steroids by mouth for asthma/wheezing vs Child's race
Month-6 Interim Visit
American Indian/Alaska Native Asian Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Black or African American White More than one race Unknown or not reported Total
Total 3 4 - 64 200 12 - 283
No - 2 - 15 14 2 - 33
Yes 2 - - 8 20 2 - 32
Unknown 1 2 - 41 166 8 - 218
In the last 12 months, child has been treated with steroids by mouth for asthma/wheezing vs Child's race
Month-12 Endpoint Visit
American Indian/Alaska Native Asian Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Black or African American White More than one race Unknown or not reported Total
Total 3 4 - 68 203 12 1 291
No - 1 - 20 18 2 - 41
Yes 1 - - 11 12 - - 24
Unknown 2 3 - 37 173 10 1 226