TABLE 2

Pre- and Postintervention Cohort Characteristics

PreinterventionPostinterventionP
N240252
Age in y, median (IQR)8 (6–12)8 (6–12).76
Girls, n (%)126 (53)103 (41).01
Hispanic ethnicity, n (%)44 (21)68 (30).04
Race, n (%).58
 African American104 (48)111 (46)
 White10 (5)7 (3)
 Other104 (48)121 (51)
Severity on admission, n (%).1
 Intermittent70 (29)70 (28)
 Mild persistent87 (36)72 (29)
 Moderate persistent59 (25)86 (34)
 Severe persistent24 (10)24 (10)
ICS prescribed before admission, n (%)153 (64)166 (66).76
Admitted to PICU,a n (%)46 (19)49 (19).94
Discharging team, n (%).42
 Hospital medicine188 (78)209 (83)
 Adolescent medicine45 (19)38 (15)
 Pulmonary medicine7 (3)5 (2)
  • IQR, interquartile range; —, not applicable.

  • a Admitted directly to PICU from emergency department or outside hospital.