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Table 2 Main themes and sub themes

From: Quality of life in children and adolescents with Osteogenesis Imperfecta: a qualitative interview based study

Main themes Sub themes
Being safe and careful Avoidance of activities
  Trying to be safe
Reduced function Reduced function with fractures
Pain General aches and pains
  Pain of fractures
  Pain relief
Fear Fear of fracture
  Needle phobia
Isolation Isolation from peers
  Being different
Independence Pushing for independence
  Over protection