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Table 1 Description of the participants

From: Sense of coherence over time for parents with a child diagnosed with cancer

Number of participants (n) 29
Mothers 17
Fathers 12
Mother’s age range (median) 30-42 (35)
Father’s age range (median) 31-45 (35)
Single-parent family 2
Parents born outside Sweden 4
Parental education (n)  
Nine-year compulsory 2
Upper secondary school 14
College 6
University studies 7
Parent working 2
On sick leave or unemployed 27
Number of children within the family  
Range 1-5
Median 2