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Asthma in Children

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
AstraZeneca Identifier:
First received: January 28, 2011
Last updated: January 31, 2013
Last verified: January 2013
This is a six-month non-interventional prospective study of various controller therapies in children with asthma in outpatient clinical practice.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Six-month Non-interventional Prospective Study of Various Controller Therapies for Moderate Persistent and Severe Persistent Asthma in Children in Real Life Outpatient Clinical Practice

Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To compare percentage (%) of responding children by the end of 6-month observation. Responders are defined as children with adequate control of symptoms at the end of 6 months observation (Childhood Asthma Control Test (CACT) score > 19) [ Time Frame: 3 visits for 6 month ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To determine mean number of severe bronchial asthma exacerbations within 6 months [ Time Frame: 3 visits for 6 month ]
  • To determine mean duration of bronchial asthma exacerbations including hospital admissions, daytime hospital treatment and any cases of oral administration of glucocorticoids > 3 consecutive days during the observation period [ Time Frame: 3 visits for 6 month ]
  • To determine mean requirement in short-acting β2-agonists and/or rapidly released methylxanthines per week during the period of observation [ Time Frame: 3 visits for 6 month ]
  • To determine the independent factors associated with failure of treatment of asthma (demographic and baseline patient data, site) [ Time Frame: 3 visits for 6 month ]

Enrollment: 283
Study Start Date: April 2011
Study Completion Date: October 2012
Primary Completion Date: October 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Children (male or female) aged 5 to 11 years inclusive on step 3 asthma combination therapy with ICS(inhalation glucocorticosteroids) and LABA ( long-acting b2-agonist) who have completed at least one valid CACT assessment after the study entry


Ages Eligible for Study:   5 Years to 11 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Children (male or female) aged 5 to 11 years inclusive on step 3 asthma combination therapy with ICS and LABA who have completed at least one valid CACT assessment after the study entry

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Child (male or female) aged 5 to 11 years inclusive
  • Provision of Subject Informed Consent Form for anonymous data collection and their subsequent use (must be signed by any of the parents)
  • The child must be included in an out-patient observation program at a medical institution for established bronchial asthma diagnosis for at least 1 year prior to enrolment and diagnosed with moderate to severe bronchial asthma at the time of enrolment
  • The child must have at least one documented bronchial asthma exacerbation in previous 1 year (including hospital admissions for bronchial asthma exacerbations, any cases of daytime hospital treatment without overnight stays and any cases of oral administration of glucocorticoids on an out-patient basis for > 3 consecutive days)
  • Out-patient receiving step 3 controller treatments with fixed dose combinations of ICSs and LABA or treatment with separate administration of glucocorticoids and LABA in stable doses with adequate control of bronchial asthma symptoms
  • The patient administered with short-acting β2 agonists (inhalational) or rapidly released methylxanthines (oral) in the doses approved for the respective age as a rescue on-demand therapies during the preceding month

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Cystic fibrosis, α1-antitrypsin deficiency or congenital abnormalities of lung development
  • Severe comorbidities affecting the patient's overall performance
  • In the physician's opinion, the patient is not able to comply with the protocol requirements
  • Expected specific hyposensibilization within next 6 months
  • Expected treatment at health resort facilities within next 6 months
  • Other reasons that in the physician's opinion will prevent reliable assessments of the study treatment efficacy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01286532

Russian Federation
Research site
Cheliabinsk, Russian Federation
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Moscow, Russian Federation
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N.Novgorod, Russian Federation
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Novosibirsk, Russian Federation
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Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation
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Samara, Russian Federation
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St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
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Tula, Russian Federation
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Tver, Russian Federation
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Ufa, Russian Federation
Research site
Volgograd, Russian Federation
Sponsors and Collaborators
  More Information

Responsible Party: AstraZeneca Identifier: NCT01286532     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-RRU-XXX-2010/1
Study First Received: January 28, 2011
Last Updated: January 31, 2013

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Asthma, Asthma in Children

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases processed this record on June 23, 2017