Table 2

Caregiver and patient demographic characteristics

CharacteristicsStudy group (n=321)
Sex n (%)
 Male227 (70.7)
 Female94 (29.3)
Age group (months)*44.1 (35.6, 51.9)
 0–24 n (%)40 (12.5)
25–48 n (%)165 (51.4)
49–60 n (%)116 (36.1)
Age at first wheezing episode* (months)18 (11, 29)
Atopic dermatitis n (%)206 (64.2)
Allergy rhinitis n (%)236 (73.5)
Food allergy n (%)80 (24.9)
Family atopy n (%)152 (47.4)
Caregiver sex n (%)
 Male51 (16.0)
 Female270 (84.1)
Caregiver age (years) n (%)
 18–2448 (15.0)
 25–34174 (54.2)
 35–4487 (27.1)
 ≥4512 (3.7)
Caregiver education n (%)
 Not a high school graduate23 (7.2)
 High school graduate48 (15.0)
 College graduate or higher250 (77.9)
Caregiver disease control rating n (%)
 Controlled289 (90.0)
 Uncontrolled32 (10.0)
  • *Median and quartiles (median (25%, 75%)).