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Table 1 Participants characteristics

From: Exploring the influence of socio-cultural factors and environmental resources on the health related quality of life of children and adolescents after congenital heart disease surgery: parental perspectives from a low middle income country

  n %
Dyads (both parents interviewed) 18 90
One parent interviewed (both were mothers) 2 10
Mean age (years)
 Father 43.27
 Mother 36.21
Education – Father (total 18)
 Grade 10/12 10 55
 Completed University degree 8 45
Education – Mother (total 20)
 Grade 10/12 16 80
 Completed University degree 4 20
Occupation – Father
 Business 9 45
 Service 9 45
 Not alive / separated 2 10
Occupation – Mother
 Housewife 20 100
Income: Below poverty line (LMIC) 15 75
Above poverty line (LMIC) 5 25
Family Structure
 Nuclear 11 55
 Extended 9 45
*Median number of siblings 3 (range 2–6)
*Median number of co-dwelling family members 7 (range 4–16)
  1. Note: *Inclusive of patients