Global Initiative for Asthma - Guidelines

The Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) works with health care professionals and public health officials around the world to reduce asthma prevalence, morbidity, and mortality.

GINA Classification of Asthma Severity

  Symptoms/Day Symptoms/Night PEF or FEV1 PEF variability
STEP 1

Intermittent
< 1 time a week

Asymptomatic and normal PEF between attacks
</= 2 times a month >/= 80% < 20%
STEP 2

Mild Persistent
> 1 time a week but < 1 time a day

Attacks may affect activity
> 2 times a month >/= 80% 20-30%
STEP 3

Moderate Persistent
Daily

Attacks affect activity
> 1 time a week 60%-80% > 30%
STEP 4

Severe Persistent
Continuous

Limited physical activity
Frequent </= 60% > 30%

GINA Management of Asthma

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Official GINA guidelines can be downloaded from the GINA Website .

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