Childhood Asthma Prevention Study (CAPS)

Model effectiveness research report last updated: 2012

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Childhood Asthma Prevention Study (CAPS)
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Outcome measure Effect Follow-up timing Sample Sample size Intervention group Comparison group Group difference Effect size Statistical significance
Caregiver quality of life score
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12 months Denver, Colorado sample 143 parents Mean = 6.47 Mean = 6.34 Mean difference = 0.13 Not available Not statistically significant, p = 0.72
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Caregiver quality of life score

The Pediatric Asthma Caregiver's Quality of Life scale assesses the effects of a child's illness on the parent. The term "asthma" was replaced with words describing symptoms of wheezing illness. Items were coded on a 7-point scale. Parent/caregiver report

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