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Table 1 Subject characteristics

From: Development and validation of the WEll-being and Satisfaction of CAREgivers of Children with Diabetes Questionnaire (WE-CARE)

  Parent (N = 116) Child (N = 116)
Age (years), mean ± SD 37.1 ± 6.3 8.6 ± 1.7
Gender (male %) 9.5 52.6
Relation to child (%):   
   Mother 90.5 NA
   Father 8.6 NA
   Grandparent 0.9 NA
Ethnicity (%):   
   White 86.2 86.2
   Other 13.8 13.8
Work status (%):   
   Not working due to child's health 4.3 NA
   Not working for other reasons 6.0 NA
   Looking for work 2.6 NA
   Working full- or part-time 75.9 NA
   Full-time homemaker 11.2 NA
Income in United States dollars (%):   
   <$30,000 29.3 NA
   $30,000–$59,000 31.0 NA
   ≥$60,000 37.9 NA
Body mass index (kg/m2), mean ± SD NA 19.2 ± 4.1
HbA1c (%), mean ± SD NA 8.4 ± 1.3
Duration of diabetes (%):   
   1–3 years NA 55.2
   4–10 years NA 44.8
Insulin regimen, n (%)   
   Lispro 2 times daily/NPH 2 times daily NA 45 (38.8%)
   Lispro 3 times daily/NPH 2 times daily NA 17 (14.7%)
   Lispro 3 times daily/Glargine 1-time daily NA 10 (8.6%)
   Lispro 3 times daily NA 8 (6.9%)
   Other NA 36 (31.0%)
Children with other medical conditions (%)* NA 37
  1. NA, not applicable; HbA1c, Hemoglobin A1c; NPH, neutral protamine Hagedorn.
  2. *Other medical conditions were clinician-reported and included conditions such as allergies, asthma, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, bronchitis, ear problems, heart murmur, and thyroid problems.