MAPCAH
Participants
N=644
General asthma admissions To all Victorian
Hospitals N=7415
P value comparing MAPCAH participants to General admissions to all Victorian hospitals
Male
Age (Yrs) – mean SD
407 (63%)
5.2 ± 3.3
4539(61%)
5.33±2.93
0.3210
Age (Yrs – categories)
2 to 4
5 to 10
11 +

352 (55%)
228 (35%)
64 (10%)

4276(58%)
2232(30%)
907(12%)

0.1386
0.0051
0.0863
First presentation asthma
  •No
  •Yes

486 (75%)
158 (25%)
   
Admission during the pollen season (Oct to Jan)
  •No
  •Yes

373 (58%)
271 (42%)

5773(78%)
1642(22%)


<0.001
Season of admission
  •Autumn
  •Winter
  •Spring
  •Summer

163 (25%)
119 (18%)
210 (33%)
152 (24%)

2201(30%)
1974(26%)
1708(23%)
1532(21%)

0.0194
<0.001
<0.001
0.0782
Table 3: Comparison of MAPCAH clinical cohort with asthma admissions to Victorian hospitals.