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Table 2 Differences in the Ecology of Medical care Associated with Self-Reported Asthma.

From: Using the ecology model to describe the impact of asthma on patterns of health care

  Children and teens (6–17) Young adults (18 – 45)
Service site Self-reported Asthma % No priority conditions % Ratio Self-reported Asthma % No priority conditions % Ratio
Office 80.8 61.0 1.3 84.4 54.4 1.6
Out Pt 7.8 4.6 1.7 16.1 6.9 2.3
ED 18.5 8.2 2.2 27.2 9.4 2.9
Hospital 4.7 1.3 3.6 13.5 4.7 2.9
Hospital <24 hrs 0.6 0.2 3.2 0.6 0.2 2.5
Any prescription filled 87.3 41.2 2.1 90.5 46.9 1.9
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