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Table 3 Characteristics of participants

From: Information needs of children with leukemia and their parents’ perspectives of their information needs: a qualitative study

Children with leukemia (N = 7)
  Median (range)
Age at interview 9 (7-13)
Age at diagnosis 4 (3-10)
Sex n (%)
 Boy 3 (42.9)
 Girl 4 (57.1)
Treatment status
 Undergoing 3 (42.9)
 Completed 4 (57.1)
Relapse
 No 6 (85.7)
 Yes 1 (14.3)
Education
 Elementary school 6 (85.7)
 Junior high school 1 (14.3)
Parents (N = 9)
  Median (range)
Age at interview 41 (37-47)
Role of parents n (%)
 Mother 8 (88.9)
Father 1 (11.1)
Employment status
 Employed 4 (44.4)
 Unemployed 4 (44.4)
 No answer 1 (11.1)