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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of participating children

From: Psychometric properties of the DISABKIDS Chronic Generic Module (DCGM-37) when used in children undergoing treatment for cancer

Participants T1 T2 Pooled data
Total number, n 83 87 170
Sex, n (%)    
   Boys 47 (57) 50 (57) 97 (57)
   Girls 36 (43) 37 (43) 73 (43)
Age at diagnosis, median (range) 12 (7-16) 12 (7-16) 12 (7-16)
Age groups, n (%)    
   7-12 years 43 (52) 44 (51) 87 (51)
   13-16 years 40 (48) 43 (49) 83 (49)
School grade at diagnosis, median (range) 6 (1-9) 6 (1-9) 6 (1-9)
Siblings living at home, n (%) 73 (88) 77 (88) 150 (88)
Diagnoses, n (%)    
   Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia 24 (29) 26 (30) 50 (29)
   Acute myeloid leukaemia 4 (5) 5 (6) 9 (5)
   CNSa tumours 13 (16) 13 (15) 26 (15)
   Non - Hodgkin's lymphoma 11 (13) 10 (12) 21 (12)
   Hodgkin's Lymphoma 8 (10) 9 (10) 17 (10)
   Neuroblastoma 0 1 (1) 1 (1)
   Sarcoma 16 (19) 16 (18) 32 (19)
   Rhabdomyosarcoma 4 (5) 4 (5) 8 (5)
   Otherb 3 (3) 3 (3) 6 (4)
  1. a Central nervous system
  2. b Germ cells tumor, Soft tissue sarcoma (nerve), Sertoli leydig cell tumor, Synovial sarcoma, Teratoma and a mixed tumor