Canadian Respiratory Journal / 2017 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Role of Adult Asthma Education in Improving Asthma Control and Reducing Emergency Room Utilization and Hospital Admissions in an Inner City Hospital

Table 2

Main study outcomes.

OutcomesBefore education After education value

Number of patients requiring ER visits94600.0005
Number of patients requiring hospitalization49260.0015
Average number of ER visits/patient/year0.91 ± 1.7480.61 ± 1.4010.04
Average number of admissions/patient/year0.34 ± 0.870.19 ± 0.700.0015
Average ICU admission/patient/year0.03 ± 0.1830.03 ± 0.1950.7637
Number of patients with controlled asthma (ACT ≥ 20)20 ()44 ()0.0001
Average number of clinic visits/patient/year1.76 ± 2.512.18 ± 2.400.0185
Number of patients with >1 ER visits/year41310.7087
Number of patients with >1 admission/year1480.7202

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