Table 1

Adherence with prophylactic therapy as reported by teenager participants, their parents and physicians

Adolescents' rating of adherence
NeverOccasionallyOnce a weekHalf the timeMost of the timeTotal
Parents' rating of adherence
 Once a week010102
 Half the time000112
 Most of the time000000
Physicians' rating of adherence
 Once a week111115
 Half the time012104
 Most of the time010001
  • Adolescents, parents and physicians were asked how often do you think that you/your child/your patient forgets to take your/their daily asthma medication?