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

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00281138
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 24, 2006
Last Update Posted : November 6, 2013
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
To reduce disparities in asthma among Latino children.

Condition or disease
Asthma Lung Diseases

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Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 983 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Pediatric Asthma Disparities: Perceptions and Management
Study Start Date : September 2002
Primary Completion Date : July 2008
Study Completion Date : July 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Asthma
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Groups and Cohorts

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Asthma morbidity [ Time Frame: 12 months retrospective and 3 months prospective ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   7 Years to 15 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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
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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
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00281138     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1197
U01HL072438 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: January 24, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 6, 2013
Last Verified: July 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases