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Table 1 Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of young children with type 1 diabetes and their parents

From: Qualitative observation instrument to measure the quality of parent-child interactions in young children with type 1 diabetes mellitus

    N (%) M SD
Children Sex Boys 41 (53%)   
   Girls 36 (47%)   
  Age (years) (range 2-7)   5.12 1.52
  HbA1c (range 32 mmol/mol-80 mmol/mol) 77 59.25 9.03
   (range 5,1% - 9,5%) 77 7.6% 0.8%
  Treatment Insulin pump 63 (82%)   
   Multiple daily insulin injections 14 (18%)   
  Blood glucose monitoring Times a day (range 2-20)   6.08 2.69
  Years since diagnose (range 1-6 years)   2.61 1.44
Parents Total Mothers observed 74 (96%)   
   Fathers observed 3 (4%)   
  Marital status (mothers) Single 5 (7%)   
   Cohabiting with partner 10 (13%)   
   Married/registered partners 52 (70%)   
Missing 7 (10%)   
  Marital status (fathers) Single 0 (0%)   
   Cohabiting with partner 1 (33%)   
   Married/registered partners 2 (67%)   
Missing 0 (0%)   
  Educational level (mothers) Primary education 1 (1%)   
   12 years of formal education 36 (49%)   
   15-16 years of formal education 29 (39%)   
   Other 1 (1%)   
Missing 7 (10%)   
  Educational level (fathers) Primary education 0 (0%)   
   12 years of formal education 0 (0%)   
   15-16 years of formal education 3 (100%)   
   Other 0 (0%)   
Missing 0 (0%)