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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the participants

From: Psychometric properties of the Child Health Assessment Questionnaire (CHAQ) applied to children and adolescents with cerebral palsy

Characteristics Participants
n = 96
Mean age (SD) 9.3 (3.4)
Male (%) 54 (56.3)
Ethnicity (%)  
   - Caucasian 68 (70.9)
   - African-Brazilian 28 (29.1)
Classification of CP (%)  
   - spastic 81 (84.4)
. quadriplegia 22 (22.9)
. diplegia 35 (36.5)
. hemiplegia 24 (25.0)
   - extrapyramidal 11 (11.5)
   - ataxic 4 (4.1)
GMFCS  
   - level 1 39 (37,5)
   - level 2 3 (3.1)
   - level 3 20 (20.8)
   - level 4 6 (6,25)
   - level 5 28 (29.2)
GMFM – mean (SD) 56 (35.1)
Epilepsy (%) 44 (45.8)
Education (%)  
   - not receiving education 21 (21.9)
   - receiving special education 29 (30.2)
   - receiving regular education 46 (47.9)
  1. SD = Standard deviation