Table 1

Characteristics of participants of online focus groups

Patients

N = 7

Parents

N = 11

Survivors

N = 18


Age: mean (range)

11.6 (8–16)

45.9 (37–72)

15.5 (10–19)

Age at diagnosis: mean (range)

10.4 (8–15)

-

11.6 (8–16)

Male gender: % (N)

42.9% (3)

45.5% (5)

38.9% (7)

Diagnosis: % (N)

Leukaemia

42.9% (3)

-

55.6% (10)

Brain tumour

28.6% (2)

-

11.1% (2)

Lymphoma

14.3% (1)

-

16.7% (3)

Bone tumour

-

-

16.7% (3)

Soft tissue sarcoma

14.3% (1)

-

-


Tates et al. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2009 9:15   doi:10.1186/1471-2288-9-15

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