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Table 4 Descriptive statistics of PASAPQ total score, performance, and convenience domains by key informationa

From: Quantifying the importance of inhaler attributes corresponding to items in the patient satisfaction and preference questionnaire in patients using Combivent Respimat

  PASAPQ Total Scoreb
Mean (SD)
PASAPQ Performance Domain Mean (SD) PASAPQ Convenience Domain Mean (SD)
Overall (n = 503) 75.0 (22.3) 74.4 (24.2) 75.8 (21.9)
Age
 40 to 50 years (n = 108) 76.4 (23.1) 76.8 (23.0) 76.0 (24.4)
 51 to 60 years (n = 181) 77.0 (21.5) 76.3 (23.7) 77.7 (20.3)
 61 to 70 years (n = 159) 74.1 (21.3) 72.8 (23.8) 75.5 (20.9)
 71 to 75 years (n = 55) 68.6 (25.0) 67.6 (27.8) 69.6 (24.2)
Sex
 Male (n = 215) 75.6 (20.5) 75.9 (21.4) 75.1 (20.9)
 Female (n = 288) 74.6 (23.6) 73.2 (26.0) 76.3 (22.7)
Number of Combivent Respimat prescriptions over past 8 months
 2 inhalers (n = 143) 74.8 (22.9) 74.4 (24.7) 75.2 (22.8)
 3 inhalers (n = 100) 75.0 (19.9) 74.9 (21.5) 75.1 (19.6)
 4 or more inhalers (n = 260) 75.2 (22.8) 74.2 (25.0) 76.3 (22.3)
Take Combivent Respimat...
 Once daily (n = 20) 78.7 (19.2) 80.0 (20.0) 77.2 (19.9)
 Twice daily (n = 120) 77.4 (22.4) 77.1 (23.3) 77.7 (22.8)
 Other (n = 268) 73.4 (22.5) 72.5 (24.5) 74.5 (22.2)
 As needed (n = 95) 75.7 (22.0) 74.9 (24.9) 76.7 (20.3)
 I don’t know (n = 68) 71.4 (21.9), 70.1 (23.5) 72.8 (21.5)
Ever used other inhalers
 Yes (n = 426) 74.5 (22.7) 73.7 (24.7) 75.5 (22.2)
 No (n = 77) 77.7 (19.9) 77.9 (20.7) 77.5 (20.3)
Employment status
 Employed full-time (n = 114) 68.2 (25.7) 68.2 (27.5) 68.2 (25.3)
 Employed part-time (n = 28) 76.4 (23.9) 76.8 (24.6) 75.9 (24.6)
 Not employed or retired (n = 358) 76.9 (20.6) 76.0 (22.7) 78.0 (20.1)
  1. PASAPQ Patient Satisfaction and Preference Questionnaire, SD standard deviation
  2. aScores calculated using imputed values. Missing items were imputed using the domain mean from available responses when at least half of the items were nonmissing
  3. bThe total score for the PASAPQ is derived from a summary of the first 13 questions