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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the sample

From: How does the EQ-5D-Y Proxy version 1 perform in 3, 4 and 5-year-old children?

Age group 3 years (n = 105)4 years (n = 98)5 years (n = 118)Total (n = 321)
  N (%*)N (%*)N (%*)N (%**)
Relationship of caregiver to childMother88 (84)77 (79)93 (79)257 (80)
Father12 (11)17 (17)13 (11)42 (13)
Other5 (5)4 (4)12 (10)22 (7)
Gender of ChildFemale47 (45)54 (55)50 (42)151 (47)
Health Condition of child
Acutely-ill 41 (39)46 (47)41 (35)128 (40)
Chronically-ill 32 (30.5)23 (23)46 (39)101 (31)
General population 32 (30.5)29 (30)31 (26)92 (29)
  1. *% of age group, **% of total sample. The chi-square statistic is 2.024; p-value 0.730 for health condition of the child across age groups. The result is not significant at p < 0.05