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Table 2 Socio-demographic data of participants per age group

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

  Age group
5-7
Age group
8-12
Age group
13-18
Child M SD M SD M SD
Age 6.67 0.73 11.27 1.35 14.98 1.20
  N % N % N %
Total 92 18.5 219 44.2 185 37.3
Gender (boys) 43 46.7 104 47.5 80 43.2
Chronic health condition1 14 15.6 26 11.9 25 14.5
Contact general practitioner 54 60.7 91 41.9 88 50.9
Contact medical specialist 20 22.2 55 25.2 44 25.6
Psychological care 1 1.1 23 10.7 14 8.2
Parent 2 M SD M SD M SD
Age 40.58 4.77 43.67 5.66 47.23 4.78
  N % N % N %
Gender (male) 15 16.7 37 17.4 40 23.3
Ethnicity (Dutch) 87 95.6 177 81.2 150 86.7
Education (high) 57 64.0 97 44.7 76 45.0
Employment 61 67.8 158 72.5 130 76.0
  1. 1Most common conditions in total Dutch sample were: asthma (36.4%), congenital defect (13.6%), skin disease (6.1%) and migraine (6.1%). 2Socio-demographic data of parent that completed the questionnaire.