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Table 2 Factors associated with appropriateness of asthma management

From: Appropriateness of chronic asthma management and medication adherence in patients visiting ambulatory clinic of Gondar University Hospital: a cross-sectional study

Determinant factors Appropriateness of asthma management COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Appropriate n (%) Inappropriate n (%)
Severity of asthma     
 Mild 10 (6.67) 47 (31.3) 0.617 (0.22, 1.663) 3.574(0.41, 31.247)
 Moderate 52 (34.67) 2 (1.33) 75.4 (15.46, 367.781)* 728(63.2, 8386.06)*
 Severe 10 (6.67) 29 (19.33) 1.00 1.00
Asthma medication     
 Salbutamol only 4 (2.67) 0 179,497,207.2 (0.00, −) 50,216,480.6(0.00, −)
 Salbutamol + Beclomethasone 59 (39.33) 77 (51.33) 0.085 (0.01, 0.691)* 0.004(0.001, 0.07)*
 Salbutamol + Beclomethasone + Prednisolone 9 (6) 1 (0.67) 1.00 1.00
  1. Note: AOR Adjusted odds ration, COR Crude odds ratio, CI Confidence interval
  2. *Bold indicates significant values (p < 0.05)