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Table 2 Demographics and characteristics of participating mothers

From: Asthma beliefs among mothers and children from different ethnic origins living in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Mothers Dutch Moroccan Turkish Surinamese Total
Total number of participants 4 8 10 6 28
Generation      
first n/a 8 10 4 22
Second   0 0 2 2
Education      
yes 4 4 2 6 16
no or primary education only 0 4 8 0 12
Occupation      
skilled labour 4 2 1 3 10
manual labour 0 4 7 3 14
homemaker (no more information) 0 2 2 0 4
Children of participating mothers 4 10 10 8 32
Gender      
boys 2 4 8 6 20
girls 2 6 2 2 12
Age      
6–12 years 4 8 7 7 26
13–17 years 0 2 3 1 6
Medication      
inhalation corticosteroids 4 9 9 8 30
bronchodilators 3 10 10 8 31
Asthma control      
well controlled 3 3 5 4 15
not well controlled 1 7 5 4 17
  1. information from results multicentre study