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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the studypopulationaccording to levels of asthma control

From: Factors associated with asthma control: MOSAR study (Multicenter Observational Study of Asthma in Rabat-Morocco)

  All Controlled Partly controlled Uncontrolled p-value
n = 396 n = 211(53%) n = 72(18%) n = 113(29%)  
Age, n(%) .005*
  [18–39] years 162(42.0) 69(42.6) 39(24.1) 54(33.3)  
  [40–64] years 198(51.3) 120(60.6) 27(13.6) 51(25.8)  
  > 64 years 26(6.7) 17(65.4) 2(7.7) 7(26.9)  
 Female gender, n(%) 266(67.3) 139(52.3) 44(16.5) 83(31.2) .191
 BMI, km/m2, n(%) .304
  Normal weight or underweight (BMI < 25) 99(45.8) 60(60.6) 15(15.2) 24(24.2)  
  Overweight (BMI [25–30]) 69(31.9) 34(49.3) 15(21.7) 20(29.0)  
  Obesity (BMI > 30) 48(22.2) 33(68.8) 6(12.5) 9(18.8)  
Married, n(%) .025*
  No 90(23.3) 37(41.1) 22(24.4) 31(34.4)  
  Yes 296(76.7) 168(56.8) 46(15.5) 82(27.7)  
Number of children, n(%) .002*
  ≤2 children 147(45.2) 67(45.6) 30(20.4) 50(34.0)  
  > 2 children 178(54.8) 116(65.2) 25(14.0) 37(20.8)  
Place of residence, n(%) .544
  Large town 317(85.4) 175(55.2) 52(16.4) 90(28.4)  
  Small town 44(11.9) 22(50.0) 9(20.5) 13(29.5)  
  Village 10(2.7) 3(30.0) 3(20.0) 4(40.0)  
Educational level, n(%) .113
  Secondary education or University 94(30.3) 42(44.7) 18(19.1) 34(36.2)  
  No scooling or primary school 216(69.7) 123(56.9) 37(17.1) 56(25.9)  
Habitual activity, n(%) .712
  Activelyemployed 94(26.4) 48(51.1) 18(19.1) 28(29.8)  
  Retired 23(6.5) 15(65.2) 4(17.4) 4(17.4)  
  Housework 221(62.1) 126(57.0) 32(14.5) 63(28.5)  
  Student 18(5.1) 8(44.4) 4(22.2) 6(33.3)  
Social Health insurance, n(%) .000*
  No 92(23.6) 28(30.4) 24(26.1) 40(43.5)  
  Yes 298(76.4) 180(60.4) 47(15.8) 71(23.8)  
  1. BMI Body Mass Index, n number of cases, SD Standard Deviation, % percentage
  2. Results are presented as mean ± SD or n(%) when appropriate
  3. *Significant, P < 0.05