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Table 3 Distribution of severity scores for children and caregivers

From: Quality of life of children and their caregivers during an AOM episode: development and use of a telephone questionnaire

  Not at all significant Not very significant Significant Very significant Unknown Mean score
  (Weight = 1) (Weight = 2) (Weight = 3) (Weight = 4) (Weight = 0)  
  N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) (Sd)
Children severity score            
Physical suffering 6 (4) 34 (21) 77 (48) 44 (27) 0 (0) 2.9 (0.8)
Hearing loss 73 (45) 49 (30) 12 (8) 14 (9) 13 (8) 1.8 (0.9)
Sleeping 18 (11) 40 (25) 56 (35) 47 (29) 0 (0) 2.8 (0.9)
Emotional distress 17 (11) 39 (24) 65 (40) 40 (25) 0 (0) 2.8 (0.9)
Activity limitations 21 (13) 35 (22) 68 (42) 37 (23) 0 (0) 2.7 (0.9)
Appetite 22 (14) 55 (34) 48 (30) 36 (22) 0 (0) 2.6 (0.9)
Severity score (mean)            2.6 (0.7)
Caregivers severity score            
Sleeping 25 (16) 40 (25) 51 (32) 44 (27) 1 (0) 2.7 (1.0)
Changing daily activities 30 (19) 51 (32) 53 (33) 26 (16) 1 (0) 2.5 (0.9)
Cancelling of family activities 66 (41) 56 (35) 25 (16) 14 (9) 0 (0) 1.9 (0.9)
Caregiver emotional distress 55 (34) 57 (35) 31 (19) 18 (11) 0 (0) 2.1 (1.0)
Caregiver concerns 24 (15) 40 (25) 71 (44) 26 (16) 0 (0) 2.6 (0.9)
Severity score (mean)            2.4 (0.7)