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Table 2 Participant characteristics

From: The impact of pediatric blood and marrow transplant on parents: introduction of the parent impact scale

  Mean Standard Dev.
Child age 9.6 5.1
Parent age 38.7 7.5
Length of illness (months) 11 (Median) 5, 37 (Q1, Q3)
  Patient Parent
  n Percent n Percent
Sex   
  Female 169 47 301 83
  Male 194 53 62 17
Race   
  White 291 81 277 77
  Black 24 7 21 6
  Asian 11 3 13 4
  Other 32 9 47 13
Hispanic ethnicity   
  Yes 63 18 64 18
  No 297 83 297 82
  n Percent
Parent marital status   
  Married/living together 292 80
  Divorced/separated/widowed 49 14
  Never married 18 5
  Other 4 1
Family income   
  <$20,000 31 9
  $20,000-$39,999 89 25
  $40,000-$79,000 114 32
  $80,000 + 123 34
Child’s insurance   
  Private 235 65
  Public 121 33
  None/unknown 7 2
Parent education   
  < High school 21 6
  High school graduate 91 25
  Some college 108 30
  College graduate + 143 39
Number of siblings   
  0 60 17
  1 134 37
  2 or more 169 47
BMT type   
  Autologous 82 23
  Allogeneic – related 89 25
  Allogeneic – unrelated 192 53
BMT source   
  Bone marrow 200 55
  Peripheral blood 126 35
  Umbilical cord blood 35 10
  Other/combined 2 1
Death of child within 12 months   
  Yes 63 17
  No 300 83
Disease relapse within 12 months   
  Yes 48 13
  No 315 87