Skip to main content

Table 2 Average Scores (SD) of Asthma-Related Symptoms, Limitations of School and Family Activities, and Families’ Emotional Health at Baseline and 6-Month Follow-up of the HSTAP from CHSA in parents between 2015 and 2018 (n = 351)

From: Evaluation of Healthy South Texas Asthma Program on improving health outcomes and reducing health disparities among the underserved Hispanic population: using the RE-AIM model

CHSA Items Baseline Follow-up (6 months) p-value
Asthma-Related Symptoms
 Shortness of breath 79.9 (21.4) 91.7 (15.0) < 0.01*
 Chest tightness 84.4 (21.6) 93.4 (13.4) < 0.01*
 Wheezing without a cold 82.9 (22.7) 91.6 (15.6) < 0.01*
 Wheezing with a cold 75.8 (27.1) 93.3 (14.4) < 0.01*
 Coughing 64.7 (27.4) 80.5 (20.3) < 0.01*
 Difficulty sleeping due to symptom 72.4 (28.8) 91.1 (17.5) < 0.01*
Limitation of School and Family Activities
 School gym participation 89.5 (20.3) 93.8 (13.9) < 0.01*
 Sports and running 88.3 (22.0) 93.3 (14.3) < 0.01*
 Family social plan 89.5 (20.6) 91.6 (18.8) 0.02*
 Outdoor activities 81.2 (26.8) 91.4 (18.9) < 0.01*
 Loss of sleep 91.2 (15.0) 94.0 (12.7) < 0.01*
 Missing school or work 96.1 (11.0) 97.1 (10.2) 0.04*
Families’ Emotional Health
 Doubts about therapy 64.4 (28.0) 70.2 (24.2) < 0.01*
 Not confident in handling asthma attack 57.5 (27.5) 60.8 (23.1) 0.04*
 Losing hope of getting better 74.0 (27.8) 83.9 (20.4) < 0.01*
 Worry about medical cost 69.8 (29.0) 78.3 (26.8) < 0.01*
 Worry about care quality 72.8 (28.0) 82.5 (24.9) < 0.01*
 Worry about social isolation 61.4 (31.9) 70.6 (30.1) < 0.01*
  1. Note: A higher score means improvement
  2. *Statistically significant improvement (p < 0.05)