The impact of health education on frequency and cost of health care use by low income children with asthma.

@article{Clark1986TheIO,
  title={The impact of health education on frequency and cost of health care use by low income children with asthma.},
  author={Noreen Morrison Clark and Charles H. Feldman and David 0. Evans and Moshe J Levison and Yvonne Wasilewski and Robert B. Mellins},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={1986},
  volume={78 1 Pt 1},
  pages={108-15}
}
A sample of 310 low income urban children with asthma from 290 families was randomized into a control group and an experimental group that received health education to improve asthma management at home. No significant decreases in subsequent health care use were observed when the experimental group was compared to the control group without regard to previous hospitalization. When the comparison was restricted to children who had been hospitalized during the preceding year, however, the… CONTINUE READING