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Asthma Surveillance and Education in Preschool Settings

This study has been completed.
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NCT00201071
First Posted: September 20, 2005
Last Update Posted: September 28, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
September 12, 2005
September 20, 2005
September 28, 2016
September 2004
February 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Asthma Surveillance and Education in Preschool Settings
Asthma Surveillance and Education in Preschool Settings
The purpose of this study is to test the effectiveness of a bilingual intervention in improving asthma care for low-income inner-city children enrolled in subsidized preschool childcare programs.

BACKGROUND:

Proposed is a non-randomized, controlled, prospective trial to test the efficacy of a bilingual intervention to improve asthma care for low-income inner-city children enrolled in subsidized preschool childcare programs. Because of high rates of asthma prevalence, subsidized preschool childcare programs offer ideal settings to test innovative strategies to improve asthma care within communities at highest risk of morbidity.

DESIGN NARRATIVE:

The study will comprise three arms. Arm 1 is surveillance, in which children with asthma are identified. In Arm 2, children with asthma are identified and given written Asthma Action Plans (monitoring). Arm 3 consists of surveillance, monitoring, and education.

Observational
Observational Model: Family-Based
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Non-Probability Sample
We formed collaborative agreements with subsidized day care providers in three New York City communities with high asthma prevalence. These three communities - Harlem, the South Bronx and the Lower East Side - are economically disadvantaged communities of color. Participants were parents or guardians of children with asthma enrolled in subsidized day care center. 95% of participants were female, 64% were Hispanic, 25% were Black, 1% were White and 10% were Other. 70% were born in the continental USA, 70% spoke English as their primary language. 30% had earned less than a HS degree, 32% had received a HS diploma or a GED, 37% had attended som college, and 1% had completed college. 33% of participants had family incomes of less than $1,000 per month, 35% had incomes of $1,000 to $1,999 and 32% had incomes over $2,000.
Asthma
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South Bronx, Harlem, Lower East Side
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Completed
208
January 2011
February 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Enrolled in specific subsidized preschools in New York City
  • 2.8 to 4 years old
  • Persistent asthma as defined by symptom reports
  • Use of quick-relief agents or controller medications

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of intubation
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
2 Years to 4 Years   (Child)
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United States
 
 
NCT00201071
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R01HL076592 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
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Principal Investigator: Sebastian Bonner, PhD The New York Academy of Medicine, CUES
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
April 2007