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Table 1 Socio-demographic data of participants and non-participants

From: Health related quality of life of Dutch children: psychometric properties of the PedsQL in the Netherlands

  Participants Non-participants1  
Child N Mean SD N Mean SD p value
Age 496 11.80 3.20 81 11.44 2.75 .33
  N %   N %   
Gender (boys) 227 45.8   35 43.8   .74
Parent 2 N Mean SD N Mean SD  
Age 479 44.35 5.73 82 43.16 6.29 .09
  N %   N %   
Gender (male) 92 19.4   31 36.5   <.01**
Ethnicity (Dutch) 414 85.9   53 62.4   <.01**
Education (high) 230 48.4   30 38.0   <.05*
Employment 349 72.9   52 62.7   .06
  1. 1Children and parents that refused participation and completed the non-participants form; or children and parents that consented to participation and filled out the socio-demographic questionnaire, but eventually did not complete the PedsQL due to circumstances (e.g. illness, dental visit).2Socio-demographic data of parent that completed the questionnaire. * Sign: p < .05, ** Sign: p < .01.