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The Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire (ATAQ) for children and adolescents was developed to assist clinicians and health plans to. Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire. The ATAQ is a brief, self- administered tool, developed to identify individuals (18 y and older) with. The Relationship of Asthma Control Categories Defined by the Asthma Control Test (ACT) and the Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire (ATAQ).

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Assessment of asthma control and severity. Link to citation list in Scopus.

Sullivan et al 68 reported that the costs for uncontrolled asthma, as indicated by the ATAQ score, were more than double those with scores indicating controlled asthma. ATAQ is a brief, item parent-completed questionnaire that generates indicators of potential care problems in several categories, including symptom control, behavior and attitude barriers, self-efficacy barriers, and communication gaps.

ATAQ – Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire

Development and validation of a questionnaire to measure asthma control. Korean J Pediatr ; 55 9: Measuring asthma control is the first step to patient management: Despite the reported merits of these tools, they are not without shortcomings. J Asthma ; 43 7: Association of asthma control with health care utilization and quality of life. However, a trained interviewer is required to administer the questionnaire to children 6—10 y old.

Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire (ATAQ)

ATAQ demonstrated good internal consistency and the hypothesized relationships to corresponding measures from existing instruments. International consensus report ahaq diagnosis and treatment of asthma. N2 – The Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire ATAQ for children and adolescents was developed to assist clinicians and health plans to identify children at risk for adverse outcomes of asthma.


The ATAQ is a brief, self-administered tool, developed to identify individuals 18 y and older with possible asthma control problems. Both the National Asthma Education and Prevention Asthmz Expert Panel Report 3 and the Global Initiative for Asthma guidelines identify achieving and maintaining asthma control as goals of therapy, and they emphasize periodic assessment of asthma control once treatment is established.

The asthma therapy assessment questionnaire (ATAQ) for children and adolescents

Asthma continues to atzq a common disease associated with high mortality and high economic and social tolls despite the advances in the understanding of the pathophysiology of asthma, the availability of effective preventive therapy, and the availability of international treatment guidelines. ATAQ scales were evaluated using correlations with measures of health status, asthma impact, and healthcare utilization.

Validation of a standardized version of the asthma quality of life questionnaire. Measuring quality of life in children with asthma.

Responsiveness In a prospective study, 72 subjects’ ATAQ scores at baseline were significantly associated with asthma-specific health-related quality of life at follow up Mini Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire: Similarly, it is not uncommon for patients to overestimate how well their asthma is controlled, and, therefore, they under-report asthma symptoms and fail to recognize the impact that asthma has on their daily life. The ACQ score is the mean of the 7 items, which gives all items equal weight.

The Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire (ATAQ) for children and adolescents.

Schatz et al 13 reported that changes in ACT scores were strongly correlated with changes in ACQ scores, moderately correlated with changes in specialist control ratings, and weakly correlated with change in percent-of-predicted FEV 1 values. Association of asthma control with health care utilization: It is estimated that million people of all ages and diverse ethnicities suffer from asthma, and about 1 in every is estimated to die from asthma worldwide.


Determining a minimal important change in a disease-specific quality of life questionnaire. The cACT has been validated more than any other asthma control assessment tool for children with asthma, and, therefore, it has been designated as a core outcome for NIH-initiated participant characterization and for observational studies. Economic burden of asthma: J Occup Environ Med ; 51 7: Measuring asthma control in group studies: The asthma therapy assessment questionnaire ATAQ for children and adolescents.

Also, a higher ATAQ score more control problems was associated with lower quality of life in subjects with asthma, indicated by generic and disease-specific quality of life measures, such as the SF, the standardized version of the Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire, 12 and the Mini Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire.

The ACQ is another multidimensional, standardized, patient-centered test and is the most widely used asthma control assessment tool in clinical trials. Chest ; 4: Respir Med ; 4: