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Table 2 Bronchial asthma questionnaire results among the studied group in the 1st and 2nd pilot

From: ISAAC written questionnaire versus incorporating videos before the questionnaire for asthma prevalence among middle schools students in Al-Sharkiya Egyptian Governorate

Variable1st pilot2nd pilotP value
(n = 175)(n = 175)
No%No%
Had wheeze in the chest at any time beforeNo1056015588.6< 0.001a
Yes70402011.4
Had wheeze in the last 12 monthsNo12068.616694.9< 0.001a
Yes5531.495.1
Frequency of wheeze1–3 times4324.674< 0.001b
4–12 times95.100
> 12 times31.721.1
Wheeze cause awakening from sleepNo1408016795.4< 0.001a
< 1 night/week281663.4
≥ 1 night/week7421.1
Wheeze affect talkingNo12973.716996.6< 0.001a
Yes4626.363.4
Had asthma any time beforeNo10459.415488< 0.001a
Yes7140.62112
Had wheeze in the last 12 months after exercise:No844815488< 0.001a
Yes91522112
Had dry cough in the last 12 monthsNo7945.115990.9< 0.001a
Yes9654.9169.1
  1. aMcNemmar test
  2. bWilcoxon-signed rank test