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Table 3 Prevalence of themes during interviews, overall and by role and child’s chronic condition

From: Content validity of the PROMIS® pediatric family relationships measure for children with chronic illness

Themes # of interviews containing theme
(n = 32)
Child Parent
Asthma (n = 6) Type 1 diabetes
(n = 5)
Sickle cell disease
(n = 5)
Asthma (n = 6) Type 1 diabetes
(n = 5)
Sickle cell disease
(n = 5)
Family Composition 31 6 5 5 5 5 5
Facets of Domain        
 Sense of Family 29 6 4 3 6 5 5
 Support/Trust and Dependability 30 5 5 5 5 5 5
 Love and Caring 25 4 3 3 5 5 5
 Value and Acceptance 31 6 5 5 5 5 5
 Enjoyment 31 6 5 4 6 5 5
 Communication 28 5 4 4 5 5 5
Disease Impact 30 5 5 5 6 5 4
 Pre-probea 16 1 3 1 3 4 4
 Post-probea 29 5 5 5 5 5 4
  1. aIn interview guide, probes about disease impact were placed at the end of the interview, so in coding we distinguished between when these themes were found pre- and post-probing