Table 1

Parent, patient, and health care provider descriptive data
Parent participantsn=15
Mother n(%) 13 (87%)
Father n(%) 2 (13%)
Age mean(range) 38.5 (20.9-60.4 years)
Marital Status
Married/Common-law n(%) 11 (73%)
Separated/Divorced/Single n(%) 4 (27%)
Education
Secondary school 2
Diploma or certificate from trade, technical or vocational school, or business college 1
Diploma or certificate from community college, CEGEP, or nursing school 2
Bachelor or undergraduate degree, or teacher's college 6
Master's degree 4
Personal Income
No income 2
Less than $5000 1
$5,000-9,999 2
$10,000-14,999 1
$15,000-19,999 1
$20,000-39,999 3
$40,000-59,999 2
$60,000-80,000 or more 3
English first language n(%) 8 (53%)
# of years living in Canada
5 years or less 2 (13%)
6-10 years 2 (13%)
11-20 years 3 (20%)
20-40 years 2 (13%)
All of life 6 (40%)
Children/Youthn=15
Sex
Female 5
Male 10
Age mean (range) 6.2 (0.8-18.1 years)
# of diagnoses mean (range) 8.6 (5–14)
# of medications mean (range) 9.5 (1–20)
# of technologies mean (range) 2.6 (1–5)
# of ED visits in 2009 mean (range) 3.1 (0–17)
# of hospital admissions in 2009 mean (range) 2.5 (0–8)
# of clinic visits in 2009 mean (range) 17 (4–44)
# of hospital HCPs mean (range) 11.5 (4–18)
HCPs* (n=15)
Role
Nurse practitioner 5 (33%)
Respiratory Medicine 2
Palliative Care 1
Gastroenterology 1
General surgery 1
Paediatric Medicine physician 3 (20%)
Community physician 3 (20%)
ER physician 2 (13%)
ICU physician 2 (13%)

*Health Care Provider.

Adams et al.

Adams et al. BMC Pediatrics 2013 13:10   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-13-10

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