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Table 1 Participant demographics

From: Qualitative research to explore the symptoms and impacts experienced by children with ulcerative colitis

  Child’s Age
2–4 Years
(n = 8)
Child’s Age
5–7 Years
(n = 3)
Child’s Age
8–11 Years
(n = 9)
Total Child Sample
(N = 20)
Child data
Gender
  Female 2 (25.00%) 0 5 (55.56%) 7 (35.00%)
  Male 6 (75.00%) 3 (10.00%) 4 (44.44%) 13 (65.00%)
Race
  White 5 (62.50%) 1 (33.33%) 6 (66.67%) 12 (60.00%)
  Black/African-American 3 (37.50%) 1 (33.33%) 2 (22.22%) 6 (30.00%)
  Asian 0 1 (33.33%) 0 1 (5.00%)
  Other 0 0 1 (11.11%) 1 (5.00%)
Ethnicity
  Hispanic/Latino 0 0 1 (11.11%) 1 (5.00%)
  Not Hispanic/Latino 8 (100.00%) 3 (100.00%) 8 (88.89%) 19 (95.00%)
Clinician reported severity
  Mild 6 (75.00%) 1 (33.33%) 4 (44.44%) 11 (55.00%)
  Moderate 1 (12.50%) 1 (33.33%) 5 (55.56%) 7 (35.00%)
  Severe 1 (12.50%) 1 (33.33%) 0 2 (10.00%)
Mean months since UC diagnosis 16.3 (6.88) 21.0 (8.19) 41.7 (20.87) 28.4 (19.03)
Mean hospitalizations due to UC over past 6 months 0 0 1 (11.11%) 1 (5.00%)
Parent/caregiver data
Gender
  Female 7 (87.50%) 3 (100.00%) 9 (100.00%) 19 (95.00%)
  Male 1 (12.50%) 0 0 1 (5.00%)
Race
  White/Caucasian 5 (62.50%) 1 (33.33%) 6 (66.67%) 12 (60.00%)
  Black/African-American 3 (37.50%) 1 (33.33%) 2 (22.22%) 6 (30.00%)
  White/Caucasian 0 1 (33.33%) 0 1 (5.00%)
  Other 0 0 1 (11.11%) 1 (5.00%)
Ethnicity
  Hispanic/Latino 0 0 1 (11.11%) 1 (5.00%)
  Not Hispanic/Latino 8 (100.00%) 3 (100.00%) 8 (88.89%) 19 (95.00%)