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Allergies in America:A Landmark Survey of Nasal Allergy Sufferers

Executive Summary

Conducted by

Schulman, Ronca & Bucuvalas, Inc.

February 17, 2006


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Study Design


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Adults Diagnosed with Nasal Allergies: Household Screening

QA. Including yourself, how many persons, aged 18 and older, live in this household (even if they are not there right now)? QB. Have any of these persons been diagnosed as having hay fever, rhinitis, or nasal allergies? QC. How many persons, 18 or older, in this household have been diagnosed with hay fever, rhinitis or nasal allergies? N=61,655 adults in 31,470 households


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Seasonal or Persistent Allergies

Q12.Would you describe your nasal allergies as seasonal or do they occur throughout the year?

N=2,500


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Symptoms During Worst Month

Q14. During the worst one month period in the past year, did you have (symptom) every day, most days a week, a few days a week, a few days a month, less than that, or never? Unweighted N=2,500


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How Bothersome are Symptoms

Q15. When you have nasal allergy attacks, how bothersome are the following symptoms usually --- extremely bothersome, moderately bothersome, slightly bothersome, or not bothersome? N=2,500


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Most Bothersome Symptom

Q16. Which of these symptoms was the most bothersome to you? Base: Had bothersome symptoms N=2,362


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Degree of Discomfort from Allergies

Q17. In general, when you have a nasal allergy attack would you say that your discomfort is usually something you can ignore, you can’t ignore it, but you can tolerate it, or you can’t tolerate it without relief? N=2,500


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Symptoms During Worst Month

Q30.During allergy season, how often do you feel (ITEM) – frequently, sometimes, rarely or never?

N=2,500


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Impact of Allergies on Daily Life

Q31. During allergy season, would you say the condition impacted your daily life …..? N=2,500


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Work Interference from Nasal Allergies

Q22a.Have you missed work in the past 12 months due to your nasal allergies? Q23a. Aside from actually missing work, have your nasal allergy symptoms in the past 12 months interfered with your performance at work? Base: Employed full time N=1,315


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Productivity and Allergies

Mean Productivity

Q24. Thinking about your productivity on a scale of 0 to 100, where 100 means 100% productivity, where would your rank your productivity on days when you don’t have nasal allergy symptoms? Q25. Where would you rank your productivity on the same scale of 0 to 100 … when your nasal allergies are at their worst? Base: Employed full time N=1,315


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Seen Doctor for Nasal Allergies in Past 12 Months by Symptom Severity

Q42a.Have you seen a health practitioner about your nasal allergies in the past 12 months? Q33. How would you describe your nasal allergy symptoms during the last week? Would you say that you had no symptoms, mild symptoms, moderate symptoms or severe symptoms? N =2,500


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Medicine for Allergies in Past 4 Weeks

Q63a.In the past 4 weeks, have you used any over-the-counter, non-prescription medicine to give you relief from nasal allergy symptoms? Q63b. When was the most recent time that you used an over the counter, non-prescription medicine for relief from nasal allergy symptoms? Q64a. In the past 4 weeks, have you used any prescription nasal spray for your nasal allergies? Q64b. When was the most recent time that you used a prescription nasal spray for your nasal allergies? Q72a. Have you taken any other prescription medications for your nasal allergies in the past 4 weeks? N=2,500


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Satisfaction with Recent Rx Nasal Spray for Nasal Allergies

Q63f. How satisfied are you with the over-the-counter medicine you used for your nasal allergies in the past 4 weeks? Q70a. How satisfied are you with the prescription nasal spray you used for your nasal allergies in the past 4 weeks? Q78. How satisfied are you with the other prescription medicine you used for your nasal allergies in the past 4 weeks?


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How Many Symptoms Relieved by Nasal Spray

Q65. Does your current prescription nasal spray give you relief from all of your symptoms, most symptoms, some symptoms, or no symptoms? Base: Use prescription nasal spray. N=919


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How Quickly Does it Relieve

Q68. How long does it take for your current prescription nasal spray to begin giving you symptom relief?

Base: Use prescription nasal spray N=919


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Does Effectiveness Wear Off

Q69a. Does your current prescription nasal spray lose effectiveness over the course of the day or night, or does it remain as effective as when you first took it? Base: Use prescription nasal spray N=919


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When Begins Losing Effectiveness

Q69b. How long after taking your current nasal allergy medicine does it begin losing effectiveness? Base: Nasal spray loses effectiveness N=440


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Change Prescription Medicines for Nasal Allergies

Q81a.How often do you change nasal allergy medicines ---several times each year, once a year, every few years, only rarely or never? N=2,500


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Why Changed Medicine for Nasal Allergies

Q81b.Why have you changed nasal allergy medicines? Anything else? Base: Have changed nasal allergy medicines N=1,723


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Asked Doctor to Change Medication

Q82a.Have you ever asked your doctor to change your nasal allergy medication because you were dissatisfied with it? N=2,500


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Why Dissatisfied with Nasal Allergy Medicine

Q82c. Why were you dissatisfied with that medicine? Base: Have asked doctor to change nasal allergy medicines N=860


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Effectiveness Ever Wore Off before 24 Hours

Q87a. Have you ever found that the effectiveness of a product that promised 24 hour relief began wearing off earlier? N=2,500


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When Does Effectiveness Wear Off

Q87c. About how long after you started taking it does a nasal allergy medicine’s effectiveness begin wearing off? Base: Found nasal allergy medicine offering 24 hour relief wearing off N=1,461


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Stopped Taking Because Effectiveness Wore Off

Q87d. Have you ever stopped taking a product for your nasal allergies because its effectiveness had worn off?


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Effectiveness Wears Off Over Time

Q88a. Have you ever found that a product’s effectiveness in treating your nasal allergy symptoms wears off over time even when you are taking the medicine as prescribed? Q88b. Has this happened to you with more than one nasal allergy product? N=2,500


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When Does Effectiveness Wear Off

Q88c. About how long after you started taking it does a nasal allergy medicine’s effectiveness begin wearing off even when taken as prescribed? Base: Found nasal allergy medicine wearing off N=1,364


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Stopped Taking Because Effectiveness Wore Off

Q88d. Have you ever stopped taking a product for your nasal allergies because its effectiveness had worn off?


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Side Effects of Allergy Medicines

Q90.How many of the medicines that you have taken for allergy had the following types of side effects --- all, most, some, few or none? N=2,500


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How Bothersome are Side Effects

Q91. How bothersome are the following side effects of nasal allergy medicines --- extremely, moderately, slightly or not bothersome? N=2,500


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Reason Stopped Taking Nasal Allergy Prescription

Q94.Have you ever stopped taking a nasal allergy medicine prescribed by your doctor because…. N=2,500


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How often Patients Follow Advice

Q19. Would you say that most of your patients with allergic rhinitis follow your advice on the management and treatment of nasal allergies…? N=400

PQ49. Would you say that you follow your health practitioner’s advice on the management and treatment of your nasal allergies – all of the time, most of the time, some of the time, rarely or never? N=2,500


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Failed to Follow Physician Instructions

Q108. People with nasal allergies sometimes fail to follow their physician’s instructions about their medicines for allergies. Have you ever failed to take an allergy medicine as prescribed because of …… N=2,500


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Important for Nasal Allergy Medicine

Q98. In choosing a nasal allergy medicine, which would be the most important to you …? Q99. What would be the next most important to you? N=2,500


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Discomfort During Allergy Attack

Q8. In general, would you say that patients’ discomfort during a nasal allergy attack is usually something they can ignore, they can’t ignore it, but they can tolerate it, or they can’t tolerate it without relief? N=400

PQ17. In general, when you have a nasal allergy attack would you say that your discomfort is usually something you can ignore, you can’t ignore it, but you can tolerate it, or you can’t tolerate it without relief? N=2,500


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Productivity when Nasal Allergies are at Their Worst

Q10. Thinking about productivity at work on a scale from 0 to 100, where 100 means 100% productivity, where would you rank the productivity of persons with allergic rhinitis, when their nasal allergies are at their worst? N=400

PQ25. Where would you rank your productivity on the same scale of 0 to 100 … when your nasal allergies are at their worst? Base: Employed full time N=1,315


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Percent of Patients Very Satisfied With Disease Management

Q20. Approximately, what proportion of your patients with nasal allergies would you say are VERY satisfied with the management of their disease? Would you say… N=400

PQ51. Overall, how satisfied are you with your health practitioner’s management and treatment of your nasal allergies? N=2,500


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Satisfaction of Patients with Intra-nasal Corticosteroids

Q36.In general, how satisfied are your allergic rhinitis patients with their intra-nasal corticosteroids? Would you say that they are very satisfied, somewhat satisfied, somewhat dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied? N=400

PQ70b. In general, how satisfied have you been with the prescription nasal spray you have used for your nasal allergies in the past? Base: Ever used Rx nasal spray for nasal allergies N=2,033


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Patients Get Monies Worth from Rx Medicines

Q30.Overall, do your patients feel they get their money’s worth out of prescription medicines for nasal allergies? N=400

PQ97. Overall, do you feel that patients get their money’s worth out of prescription medicines for nasal allergies? N=2,500


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Opinions About Nasal Allergies

Q44. Now I am going to read you a series of statements. As I read each statement, please tell me whether you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat or disagree strongly with the statement. N=400

PQ110. Now I am going to read you a series of statements. As I read each statement , please tell me whether you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat or disagree strongly with the statement N=2,500


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Need for Better Education of Patients

Q45. How much need do you think there is for better education of PEOPLE WITH NASAL ALLERGIES about their condition and its treatment? Do you think there is a… N=400

PQ113. How much need do you think there is for better education of people with nasal allergies about their condition and its treatment? N=2,500


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Aware of Professional Guidelines

Q46a. Are you aware of any professional guidelines for the diagnosis and management of allergic rhinitis? N=400


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Publisher of Guidelines

Q46b. Who publishes those guidelines? Base: Aware of Guidelines N=260


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