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Table 1 Characteristics of Parents/Caregivers and Children (n = 423)*†

From: The multiple meanings of "wheezing": a questionnaire survey in Portuguese for parents and health professionals

Parents/Caregivers
Type and age of caregiver  
   Parents 402 (95%); 32 years [(28-37)]
   Grandparents 13 (3%); 51 years [(48-57)]
   Others 8 (2%); 25 years [(18-31)]
≤ 12 years of Education 345 (82%)
First Language Portuguese 406 (96%)
History of Respiratory Disease 178 (42%)
Children
Age 3.5 (0.8-7.8) years
   ≤ 6 years 277 (68%)
   6-10 years 79 (19%)
   ≥10 years 51 (13%)
Female 187 (46%)
History of Respiratory Disease 183 (45%)
  1. * Age shown in median (P25-75) years; N (%) for the remaining characteristics
  2. †Data available from 407 children