Table 5: School performance according to school absenteeism, parental education level, use of inhaled corticosteroids, and number of visits to hospital or pediatrician yearly in elementary school asthmatic students.

Grade point levelGrade point level value
<8>8

Absence days (mean ± SD) 0.183
Paternal education level
 0 (%)2 (6.1)0 (0.0)0.003
 6 (%)11 (33.3)18 (4.3)
 6–9 (%)10 (30.3)30 (23.8)
 9–12 (%)7 (21.2)46 (36.5)
 University level (%)2 (6.1)22 (17.5)
 Master, PhD (%)1 (3.0)10 (7.9)
Maternal education level
 0 (%)1 (3.0)0 (0.0)0.008
 6 (%)10 (30.3)14 (11.1)
 6–9 (%)9 (27.3)24 (19.0)
 9–12 (%)9 (27.3)51 (40.5)
 University level (%)3 (9.1)21 (16.7)
 Master, PhD (%)1 (3.0)16 (12.7)
Use of inhaled corticosteroids (yes) (%)28 (84.8)121 (96.0)0.018
Number of pediatrician asthma visits (yearly) (%)
 <5 (%)19 (63.3)87 (75.0)0.202
 >5 (%)11 (36.7)29 (25.0)