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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
  Equipment/adaptation
  Tiredness/fatigue
Pain General aches and pains
  Pain of fractures
  Pain relief
Fear Fear of fracture
  Activities/handling
  Needle phobia
Isolation Isolation from peers
  Being different
Independence Pushing for independence
  Over protection
  Opportunities