Table 2

 Percentage of children diagnosed with asthma who are prescribed a prevention inhaler (steroids or cromoglycate with or without bronchodilator)

Year% aged 0–4 y on prevention% aged 5–14 y on prevention
Data presented for males only.
199449.368.2
19955669.9
199660.970.9
199764.772.8
19986873.5