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Table 4 Correlation between levels of post-traumatic stress and emotional aspects at the time of diagnosis reported by family caregivers of SMA patients

From: Communicating the Spinal Muscular Atrophy diagnosis to children and the principle of autonomy

Variables Test statistics p-value
Total post-traumatic stress
 The child has shown feelings of distress for talking about the diagnosis -0.258 0.070
 How prepared did you feel to talk to your child about the diagnosis? -0.325* 0.021*
  1. Pearson's Correlation; significance p < 0,05*