Table 3

 Proportions with different levels of feeling of lack of control in general, over health, finances, and personal life in subjects with and without a diagnosis of asthma

Asthma(n = 834)No asthma(n = 6609)
*p<0.05 for difference between the two groups.
Lack of control—in general*
    Always/often7.14.8
    Sometimes19.216.6
    Rarely/never73.778.5
Lack of control—health*
    Always/often11.76.6
    Sometimes21.817.7
    Rarely/never67.575.7
Lack of control—finances*
    Always/often17.411.2
    Sometimes21.921.7
    Rarely/never59.767.1
Lack of control—personal life*
    Always/often6.34.1
    Sometimes18.715.9
    Rarely/never74.980.0
Lack of control—job security
    Always/often9.16.4
    Sometimes12.812.2
    Rarely/never78.181.3
Lack of control—work life
    Always/often6.55.7
    Sometimes13.815.3
    Rarely/never79.779.0