Predicting Asthma Risk in Children (PARC)

For 1-3 year-olds with wheeze or cough for predicting asthma* at the age of 6-8 years

*Asthma is defined as a combination of wheeze and use of asthma medication during the past 12 months.

1.Sex

What is the child's sex?

Girl
Boy
2.Age

How old is the child? (in years)

1
2
3
3.Wheeze without colds

In the last 12 months, has the child had wheezing or whistling in the chest even without having a cold or flu?

No
Yes
4.Frequency of episodes

How many attacks of wheeze has the child had during the last 12 months?

0-3
>3
5.Activity disturbance

In the last 12 months, how much did wheezing interfere with the child's daily activities?

No
A little
A lot
6.Shortness of breath

Do these wheezing attacks cause him/her to be short of breath?

Never
Sometimes
Always
7.Exercise

In the last 12 months, did exercise (playing, running) or laughing, crying or excitement cause wheezing or coughing in the child?

No
Yes
8.Aeroallergens

In the last 12 months, did contact with dust, grass, pets or other animals cause wheezing or coughing in the child?

No
Yes
9.Eczema

Has the child ever had eczema?

No
Yes
10. Parents

Have the child's parents ever suffered from wheezing, asthma or bronchitis?

None
Mother
Father

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