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Table 2 The association between participation in everyday activities and level of impairment

From: Participation in everyday activities and quality of life in pre-teenage children living with cerebral palsy in South West Ireland

   Non-CP Mild disability Moderate disability Severe disability p-value*
Eat out No more than once per month 242 (54.0%) 26 (50.0%) 10 (43.5%) 16 (69.6%) 0.308
  More than once a month 206 (46.0%) 26 (50.0%) 13 (56.5%) 7 (30.4%)  
Leisure < few times per week 10 (2.2%) 3 (5.8%) 3 (13.0%) 4 (17.4%) <0.001
  Few times per week 438 (97.8%) 49 (94.2%) 20 (87.0%) 19 (82.6%)  
Computer < few times per week 254 (57.2%) 18 (34.6%) 6 (26.1%) 9 (39.1%) <0.001
  Few times per week 190 (42.8%) 34 (65.4%) 17 (73.9%) 14 (60.9%)  
Housework < few times per week 217 (48.7%) 25 (48.1%) 18 (78.3%) 19 (82.6%) <0.001
  Few times per week 229 (51.3%) 27 (51.9%) 5 (21.7%) 4 (17.4%)  
Riding a bike < few times per week 279 (62.8%) 28 (53.8%) 13 (56.5%) 9 (39.1%) 0.089
  Few times per week 165 (37.2%) 24 (46.2%) 10 (43.5%) 14 (60.9%)  
Run errands < once per week 192 (43.5%) 26 (50.0%) 16 (69.6%) 16 (69.6%) 0.009
  At least once per week 249 (56.5%) 26 (50.0%) 7 (30.4%) 7 (30.4%)  
Community < few times per week 225 (51.3%) 35 (67.3%) 21 (95.5%) 23 (100%) <0.001
  Few times per week 214 (48.7%) 17 (32.7%) 1 (4.5%) 0 (0%)  
School activities < once per month 275 (63.7%) 36 (73.5%) 15 (68.2%) 17 (77.3%) 0.330
  At least once per month 157 (39.3%) 13 (26.5%) 7 (31.8%) 5 (22.7%)  
Play sports < few times per week 91 (20.7%) 24 (47.1%) 18 (81.8%) 19 (82.6%) <0.001
  Few times per week 349 (79.3%) 27 (52.9%) 4 (18.2%) 4 (17.4%)  
Play non-sports < few times per week 193 (43.8%) 19 (36.5%) 12 (54.5%) 17 (77.3%) 0.008
  Few times per week 248 (56.2%) 33 (63.5%) 10 (45.5%) 5 (22.7%)  
Watch sports < few times per week 230 (52.2%) 38 (74.5%) 21 (91.3%) 21 (91.3%) <0.001
  Few times per week 211 (47.8%) 13 (25.5%) 2 (8.7%) 2 (8.7%)  
Do crafts < few times per week 233 (52.6%) 37(72.5%) 19 (82.6%) 17 (73.9%) <0.001
  Few times per week 210 (47.4%) 14 (27.5%) 4 (17.4%) 6 (26.1%)  
Culture < Once per month 127 (28.5%) 18 (35.3%) 13 (56.5%) 18 (78.3%) <0.001
  At least once per month 318 (71.5%) 33 (64.7%) 10 (43.5%) 5 (21.7%)  
Tourist < Once per week 254 (57.1%) 39 (75.0%) 19 (86.4%) 15 (68.2%) 0.004
  At least once per week 191 (42.9%) 13 (25.0%) 3 (13.6%) 7 (31.8%)  
  1. * p-values based on chi-square tests with three degrees of freedom