Table 3

Questionnaire responses

Mean difference (95% CI)P-valueMean difference (95% CI)P-value
Telephone option n = 270Face-to-face only n = 266Telephone-option versus face-to-face-onlyTelephone-option versus face-to-face-onlyUsual care n = 286Face-to-face only versus usual careFace-to-face only versus usual care
Mini-AQLQ, meana (SD)5.29 (1.21)5.31 (1.24)0.02 (−0.21 to 0.24)0.875.27 (1.16)0.04 (−0.18 to 0.26)0.72
ACQ, mean (SD)1.20 (1.00)1.33 (1.13)0.12 (−0.06 to 0.31)0.191.24 (0.97)0.09 (−0.09 to 0.27)0.32
mPEI, mean (SD)7.29 (4.26)6.43 (4.30)−0.83 (−1.56 to −0.10)0.036.90 (4.29)−0.44 (−1.17 to 0.29)0.23
ABPm, mean (SD)3.99 (0.84)3.78 (0.89)−0.21 (−0.36 to −0.06)0.0073.90 (0.88)−0.12 (−0.27 to 0.04)0.14
  • a There was no significant difference in any of the four domains of the miniAQLQ. AQLQ = Asthma Quality-of-Life Questionnaire. ACQ = Asthma Control Questionnaire. mPEI = modified Patient Enablement Instrument. ABPm = Asthma Bother Profile: management section.