Table 2: Factors associated with inadequate asthma control in 256 asthmatic children.

FactorInadequate asthma control value*
Yes ( )No ( )
(%) (%)

Female70 (44.16%)43 (42.57%)0.68
Age: 12 years or older
46 (29.68%)9 (8.91%)<0.01
Socioeconomic status0.29
 Richest16 (10.32%)10 (9.90%)
 Rich24 (15.48%)19 (18.81%)
 Middle42 (27.10%)36 (35.64%)
 Poorer/poorest73 (47.10%)36 (35.64%)
Presence of allergic rhinitis118 (76.13%)52 (51.49%)<0.01

Chi-square test.