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Table 4 The odds ratios with 95% CIs for risk factors associated with improper use of an asthma device

From: Improper inhaler technique is associated with poor asthma control and frequent emergency department visits

Variable Reference Estimate SE P-value OR 95% CI on OR
Intercept   −0.5351 0.2924 0.0673    
Uncontrolled ACT Full control 0.8778 0.3177 0.0057* 7.414 1.345 40.857
Partially controlled ACT Full control 0.2477 0.3005 0.4097 3.948 0.743 20.983
ICS regular Regular 0.4322 0.1160 0.0002* 2.374 1.506 3.740
No education about asthma disease Education about asthma disease 0.2514 0.1100 0.0223* 1.653 1.074 2.544
No follow-up with doctor Follow-up with doctor 0.2730 0.1193 0.0221* 1.726 1.081 2.756
  1. * Wald Chi-Square statistic is significant at the .05 level.