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Table 1 Health status of participants in each group

From: The use of the EQ-5D-Y health related quality of life outcome measure in children in the Western Cape, South Africa: psychometric properties, feasibility and usefulness - a longitudinal, analytical study

Group Chronic Health status Acute Health status No health condition Totals (n)
MS 8 (7.6%) 0 97 (92.4%) 105
SS 35 (100%) 0 0 35
CI 32 (100%) 0 0 32
AI a3 (5.8%) 49 (94.2%) 0 52
All Groups 78 (34.8%) 49 (21.9%) 97 (43.3%) 224
  1. MS Healthy mainstream school children, SS Children with a chronic physical disability, CI Chronically ill children, AI Acutely ill children
  2. n = 224
  3. aThese three children were treated for an acute health problem, unrelated to their chronic condition