Center for Reducing Asthma Disparities - Rhode Island/Puerto Rico Centers

This study has been completed.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Rhode Island Hospital Identifier:
First received: January 20, 2006
Last updated: November 5, 2013
Last verified: July 2008
To reduce disparities in asthma among Latino children.

Lung Diseases

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Pediatric Asthma Disparities: Perceptions and Management

Further study details as provided by Rhode Island Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Asthma morbidity [ Time Frame: 12 months retrospective and 3 months prospective ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 983
Study Start Date: September 2002
Study Completion Date: July 2008
Primary Completion Date: July 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Ages Eligible for Study:   7 Years to 15 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Children with asthma or a history of breathing problems, from Non-Latino white, Puerto Rican or Dominican ethnicities. Participant recruitment occurred in Rhode Island and in island Puerto Rico.
1) Diagnosed asthma or history of breathing problems (coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath) in the 12 months prior to study enrollment; 2) Non-Latino white, Puerto Rican or Dominican ethnic background; 3)ages 7-15 years
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00281138

Sponsors and Collaborators
Rhode Island Hospital
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Principal Investigator: Glorisa Canino University of Puerto Rico
Principal Investigator: Gregory Fritz Rhode Island Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Rhode Island Hospital Identifier: NCT00281138     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1197  U01HL072438 
Study First Received: January 20, 2006
Last Updated: November 5, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Bronchial Diseases
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Respiratory Tract Diseases processed this record on May 05, 2016