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Table 1 Participants’ characteristics

From: Italian translation, cultural adaptation and validation of the PedsQL™ 3.0 Diabetes Module questionnaire in children with type 1 diabetes and their parents

  Catania Florence Genoa Naples Rome Turin Totals
Children- male, N (%) 8 (67%) 18 (51%) 35 (57%) 9 (56%) 11 (34%) 9 (69%) 90 (53%)
Age, 5–7 yers, N (%) 11 (92%) 5 (14%) 5 (8%) 7 (44%) 5 (16%) 11 (85%) 44 (26%)
Age, 8–12 years, N (%) 1 (8%) 25 (71%) 22 (36%) 7 (44%) 24 (75%) 2 (15%) 81 (48%)
Age, 19–18 years, N (%) n.a. 5 (14%) 34 (56%) 2 (13%) 3 (9%) n.a. 44 (26%)
HbA1c ≤ 7.5%, N (%) 6 (50%) 17 (49%) 17 (28%) 2 (13%) 17 (53%) 6 (46%) 65 (38%)
HbA1c ≤ 7.5%, N (%) 6 (50%) 18 (51%) 44 (72%) 14 (88%) 15 (47%) 7 (54%) 104 (62%)
Type 1 diabetes duration (≥3 months - <1 year), N (%) 1 (8%) 3 (9%) 2 (3%) n.a. 5 (16%) 2 (15%) 13 (8%)
Type 1 diabetes duration (>1 year), N (%) 11 (92%) 32 (91%) 59 (97%) 16 (100%) 27 (85%) 11 (85%) 156 (92%)
Parents        
Mothers, N (%) n.a. n.a. 23 (60.5%) 12 (75%) 13 (65%) 7 (54%) 55 (55%)
Fathers, N (%) n.a. 9 (69%) 8 (21%) 4 (25%) 1 (5%) 2 (15%) 24 (24%)
Both, N (%) n.a. 4 (31%) 7 (18%) n.a. 6 (30%) 4 (31%) 21 (21%)
  1. HbA1c: mean values of glycosylated haemoglobin observed during the previous year; N.: number; n.a.: not available.