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Table 3 Frequency counts for agreement on presence/absence of a symptom/impact by the parent and child during dyad interviews

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

   5–7 Year Olds
(n = 3)
8–11 Year Olds
(n = 9)
Total
(N = 12)
Symptom Abdominal/stomach pain 3 9 12
Blood in Stool 3 8 11
Diarrhea/Loose stool 2 8 10
Feeling gassy/passing gas 1 8 9
Incomplete evacuation 1 7 8
Stool frequency 0 8 8
Stool urgency 2 6 8
Stomach cramping 3 5 8
Bloating 2 6 8
Constipation 2 5 7
Incontinence 1 4 5
Mucus in stool 0 5 5
BM anticipation/tenesmus 0 2 2
Dizziness/lightheaded 0 1 1
Vomiting 0 0 0
Flu like symptoms 0 0 0
Emotional/ psychological impacts Low mood/upset 1 2 3
Worry, anxiety, fear 0 3 3
Upset 1 2 3
Embarrassment 0 0 0
Frustration/aggravation 0 0 0
Anger 0 0 0
Physical impacts Impact on physical activities and play 2 4 6
Fatigue & tiredness 0 2 2
Limitations on eating 0 1 1
Impact on sleep 0 0 0
Weight loss or changing weight 0 0 0
Social impacts Impact on social life 1 0 1
Having to plan around UC 0 0 0
Other Impact on school 2 4 6