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Table 1 Descriptive analysis: demographic characteristics of the sample

From: The Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory™ (PedsQL™) family impact module: reliability and validity of the Brazilian version

Demographic characteristics Total sample (N = 95)
  N %
Children/adolescent characteristics   
Ages (years)   
2–4 33 34.8
5–7 16 16.8
8–12 28 29.5
13–18 18 19.0
Gender   
Boys 60 63.2
Girls 35 36.8
Cancer diagnosis   
Leukemia 53 55.8
Lymphoma and reticuloendothelial neoplasm 16 16.8
Others 26 27.4
Groups   
Out-patient 66 69.5
In-patient 29 30.5
Characteristics of parents/guardian   
Ages (years)   
20–40 73 76.8
41–79 22 23.2
Relationship to patient   
Mother 73 76.8
Others 22 23.2
Level of schooling   
≤ 8 years 59 62.1
> 8 years 36 37.9