Table 1

High-dose inhaled corticosteroid (>400mcg/day) and add-on therapy use in children treated for asthma.

TreatmentAged <5 years (n = 44)Aged 5–11 years (n = 353)
High-dose inhaled corticosteroids no add-on (%)28 (63.6)165 (46.7)
High-dose inhaled corticosteroids plus long-acting β-agonist (%)13 (29.5)152 (43.1)
High-dose inhaled corticosteroids plus leukotriene receptor antagonist (%)3 (6.8)33 (9.3)
High-dose inhaled corticosteroids plus xanthine (%)0 (0)3 (0.8)
High-dose inhaled corticosteroids plus chromone (%)0 (0)0 (0)