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Table 1 Participants’ characteristics

From: Functional profiles of children with cerebral palsy in Jordan based on the association between gross motor function and manual ability

Variable (n) Subcategories n (%)
Age groups (n = 124) 2–4 years 59(47.6%)
5–6 years 28(22.6%)
> 6 years 37(29.8%)
Gender (n = 124) Male 69 (55.6%)
Female 55(44.4%)
Comorbidities (n = 123) Vision impairment 45(36.6%)
Hearing impairment 4(3.3%)
Epilepsy/seizures 32(26%)
Speech impairment 72(58.5%)
Cognitive impairment 29(23.6%)
Mothers’ age (n = 121)   32.5 (SD = 6.1)
Mothers’ educational level (n = 123) Less than high school 49(39.8%)
Completed high school 38(30.9%)
College (diploma 2 years) 19(15.4%)
Graduate degree 15(12.2%)
Postgraduate degree 2(1.6%)
Fathers’ age (n = 122)   37.9 (SD = 7.0)
Fathers’ educational level (n = 123) Less than high school 56(45.5%)
Completed high school 33(26.8%)
College (diploma 2 years) 16(13.0%)
Graduate degree 16(13.0%)
Postgraduate degree 2(1.6%)