Quality of life, health care utilization, and control in older adults with asthma.

  title={Quality of life, health care utilization, and control in older adults with asthma.},
  author={Jacqueline A Ross and Ye Tong Yang and Peter X. K. Song and Noreen Morrison Clark and Alan P. Baptist},
  journal={The journal of allergy and clinical immunology. In practice},
  volume={1 2},
BACKGROUND Older adults with asthma have worse quality of life, asthma control and increased health care utilization than do healthy peers. Factors that contribute to this are currently unknown. OBJECTIVE To identify demographic, psychological or physiologic characteristics associated with asthma quality of life, control and health care utilization in older adults. METHODS By using a cross-sectional design, subjects older than 65 years with a history of physician-diagnosed asthma were… CONTINUE READING
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