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Table 2 General characteristics of patients and parents

From: Impact of a child with congenital anomalies on parents (ICCAP) questionnaire; a psychometric analysis

Patients N = 100  
Female/male 41/59  
Gestational age (wks) 38 3/7* (28 – 42 6/7)**
Birth weight (kg) 3.0* (.75 – 4.51)**
Primary anomalies   
Abdominal wall defect 17  
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia 13  
Small intestinal anomaly 32  
Oesophageal atresia 15  
Anorectal malformation 4  
Hirschsprung's disease 5  
Miscellaneous 14  
Congenital anomalies (CA) per patient 2* (1–7)**
Medical care   
Duration of first admission (days) 27.5* (4–314)**
Total admission in first 6 months (days) 37* (4–182)**
Period until complete diagnosis (days) 4* (0–205)**
Medical appliances at discharge (number) 0* (0–7)**
TISS ≥10 in first 6 months (days) 6* (0–128)**
Parents   
Age mothers (yrs) 31* (19–45)**
Age fathers (yrs) 33* (23–50)**
Socioeconomic status   
   low 22  
   medium 55  
   high 23  
CA in family 28  
Duration of parental relationship (yrs) 5* (.50–20)**
Single parents (mothers) 4  
Sibs at time of birth (number) 1* (0–5)**
  1. * = median
  2. ** = range
  3. TISS = Therapeutic Intervention Scoring System