Adherence to pediatric asthma treatment in economically disadvantaged African-American children and adolescents: an application of growth curve analysis.

OBJECTIVES The primary aims of the study were to: (a) describe the trajectories of adherence to daily inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) medication for a year in economically disadvantaged, African-American youth with asthma based on growth curve modeling; and (b) test the relationship of treatment adherence to symptom control, quick-relief medication, and… CONTINUE READING