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Table 2 Parental report on assessing remaining doses (n = 46)

From: Adequate use of asthma inhalation medication in children: more involvement of the parents seems useful

Method used n (%)
Correct   
Looking on counter 3 (7)
Spraying against dark background 4 (9)
If inhaler floats in water, it is empty 2 (4)
Counting remaining doses using agenda 3 (7)
Incorrect   
Feeling inhaler weight while shaking 9 (20)
Listening to inhaler while shaking 4 (9)
Spraying in the air 13 (28)
If inhaler sinks in water, it is empty 1 (2)
Not assessing at all 7 (14)
Total 46 (100)