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Table 1 Background characteristics of participants at baseline

From: Structured pharmaceutical care improves the health-related quality of life of patients with asthma

  Participants %
Education (n = 77)  
 Primary School 2.6
 High School 48.1
 Tertiary 49.4
Symptoms Occurrence (n = 77)
 Less than or 2 days in a week 71.4
 More than 2 days per week but not daily 16.9
 Daily occurrence 11.7
Night-time Awakenings (n = 77)
 Less than two times in a month 67.5
 Three to four times in a month 15.6
 More than once in a week, but not every night 16.9
Use of Reliever Medications for Control (n = 77)
 Less than or 2 days in a week 58.4
 More than two days in a week but not daily 23.4
 Daily use 18.2
Adherence to Prescribed Preventer Medications (n = 69)
 Regular usage 56.5
 Irregular usage 43.5
Adverse Drug Events Reported (n = 77)
 Yes 42.9
 No 57.1
Reported Adverse Events with Preventer Medications (n = 69)  
Regular Preventer Medicine Usage with Adverse Events 48.7
Regular Preventer Medicine Usage with No Adverse Events 51.3
Irregular Preventer Medicine Usage with Adverse Events 40.0
Irregular Preventer Medicine Usage with No Adverse Events 60.0