Anne Bouchard

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BACKGROUND Achieving optimal asthma control relies upon several behavioral factors (self-monitoring, treatment adherence) that may be influenced by asthma self-efficacy (ASE). PURPOSE To assess the extent to which levels of ASE are associated with asthma control and asthma-related quality of life in patients with asthma. METHODS A total of 557 adult(More)
BACKGROUND Low socioeconomic status (SES) has been linked to higher morbidity in patients with chronic diseases, but may be particularly relevant to asthma, as asthmatics of lower SES may have higher exposures to indoor (e.g., cockroaches, tobacco smoke) and outdoor (e.g., urban pollution) allergens, thus increasing risk for exacerbations. METHODS This(More)
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