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Table 1 Case characteristics with STAI and SF-36 scores

From: Improving transitions in care for children with complex and medically fragile needs: a mixed methods study

Case #Child’s ageChild’s diagnosesSingle or dyad householdSupport systemsSTAI weighted scoresa (T2)STAI weighted scoresa (T3)SF-36 (T1) scoresaSF-36 (T4) scoresa
Case #12 monthsCardiac Septal Defect, Hip Dysplasia2Has family support and a family member with medical training3640PCSb: 53.02
MCSc: 51.62
PCS: 58.92
MCS: 55.73
Case #215 days (adjusted age)Genetic Condition2Family live close by in home community2021PCS: 28.99
MCS: 53.61
PCS: 53.27
MCS: 53.15
Case #310 yearsOsteomyelitis, Home IV Antibiotics2Family staying in home temporarily to ease the stress of the transition. Family live in close proximity, neighbor is a medical professional.3648PCS: 56.96
MCS: 57.87
PCS: 58.74
MCS: 42.12
Case #45 months (adjusted age)Home NJ Feeds1Co-parent lives short distance away. Family visting from out-of-province to provide support. Co-parent’s family supportive.2020PCS: 55.04
MCS: 52.40
PCS: 51.46
MCS: 58.00
Case #51 yearEsophageal Defect, Rehab2None identified4645PCS: 61.16
MCS: 42.29
PCS: 61.3
MCS: 45.18
Case #69 yearsLeukemia, Rehab, Ulcerative wounds2Family of both caregivers live in close proximity. Family friend who is a retired health care professional5948PCS: 57.95
MCS: 27.98
PCS: 60.22
  1. aSF-36 Short Form Health Survey
  2. bPCS Physical Component Score
  3. cMCS Mental Component Score