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Table 2 Patients’ knowledge and attitude toward asthma and inhaled corticosteroids in TASH chest clinic from 1 May to 31 September 2014 (n = 131)

From: Assessment of inhaled corticosteroids use and associated factors among asthmatic patients attending Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital, Ethiopia

Knowledge and attitude toward asthma and ICS Number (%)
Asthma knowledge
 Good 77 (61.4)
 Poor 54 (38.6)
Attitude towards asthma
 Positive 106 (90.1)
 Negative 25 (9.9)
ICS knowledge (n = 119)a
 Good 55 (45.5)
 Poor 64 (54.5)
Attitude toward ICS (n = 119)
 Positive 64 (54.5)
 Negative 55 (45.5)
  1. TASH Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital
  2. aPatients filled with ICS only were assessed for ICS knowledge and attitude