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Table 3 Questions about contact with asthma providers, stratified by whether or not the patients completed the ACT

From: Asthma self-assessment in a Medicaid population

N = 95
n (%)
Completed ACT (n = 28) Did not complete ACT (n = 67) p-value
In past 2 months, how many times did you make contact with your provider?    
   0 8 (29%) 16 (24%) 0.75
   1 11 (39%) 32 (48%)  
   2+ 9 (32%) 19 (28%)  
If contact was made, contact was made by:    
   Telephone 10 (59%) 25 (56%) 0.48
   Appointment to see provider 6 (35%) 14 (32%)  
   Provider called me 1 (6%) 1 (3%)  
   Provider asked me to make appt 0 0  
   Other 0 5 (8%)  
Provider felt asthma control needed improvement 12 (67%) 32 (71%) 0.97
Provider recommended another medication 7 (39%) 21 (46%) 0.83
Provider recommended discontinuing a medication 4 (22%) 10 (22%) 0.77
Provider started oral corticosteroid 4 (14%) 17 (25%) 0.36
Provider started inhaled corticosteroid 6 (21%) 17 (25%) 0.88
Provider gave or reviewed written treatment plan 10 (59%) 24 (55%) 0.99
Provider suggested other interventions 4 (22%) 19 (41%) 0.25