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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.105
Percent of people age 5-56 with persistent asthma who were prescribed medications acceptable as primary therapy for long-term control of asthma, United States, 2005
Population group Number of health plans Percent Standard error
Total 388 89.2 10.0
Region Northeast 90 89.6 12.4
South 101 89.5 16.6
Midwest 107 89.5 17.4
West 81 89.6 22.3

Source: HEDIS data from the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

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