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Table 2 Patient and caregiver demographic information and patient health information

From: Development and content validation of the Pediatric Oral Medicines Acceptability Questionnaires (P-OMAQ): patient-reported and caregiver-reported outcome measures

  Patients
(N = 48)
Caregivers
(N = 48)
Age, years
 Mean (SD) 9.2 (4.1) 41.6 (8.9)
 Range 1.1–17.7 29.1–75.0
Sex, n (%)
 Female 23 (47.9) 45 (93.8)
 Male 25 (52.1) 3 (6.3)
Race, n (%)
 Asian 1 (2.1) 2 (4.2)
 Black or African American 9 (18.8) 9 (18.8)
 White/Caucasian 33 (68.8) 33 (68.8)
 Other 5 (10.4) 4 (8.3)
Spanish/Hispanic/Latino, n (%)
 Non-Spanish/Hispanic/Latino 42 (87.5) 43 (89.6)
 Mexican/Mexican American/Chicano 1 (2.1) 1 (2.1)
 Puerto Rican 3 (6.3) 3 (6.3)
 Other 2 (4.2) 1 (2.1)
Oral formulation type, n (%)
 Pill (tablet or mini-tablet) 16 (33.3) n/a
 Liquid (oral spray or oral syringe) 16 (33.3) n/a
Powder or granule that is mixed with liquid before taking 16 (33.3) n/a
Health status a, n (%)
 Excellent 28 (58.3%) n/a
 Very good 14 (29.2%) n/a
 Good 3 (6.3%) n/a
 Fair 3 (6.3%) n/a
 Poor 0 (0.0%) n/a
Current health conditions, n (%) b, c
 Allergies 9 (12.5%) n/a
 Anemia 0 (0.0%) n/a
 Arthritis 0 (0.0%) n/a
 Asthma 8 (11.1%) n/a
 Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) 6 (8.3%) n/a
 Attention deficit disorder (ADD) 4 (5.6%) n/a
 Autism 0 (0.0%) n/a
 Cerebral palsy 0 (0.0%) n/a
 Crohn’s disease 0 (0.0%) n/a
 Cystic fibrosis 0 (0.0%) n/a
 Diabetes 1 (1.4%) n/a
 Down syndrome 0 (0.0%) n/a
 Developmental delays 0 (0.0%) n/a
 Ear infections 8 (11.1%) n/a
 Headaches 4 (5.6%) n/a
 Hearing loss 1 (1.4%) n/a
 Heart disease 0 (0.0%) n/a
 Irritable bowel syndrome 2 (2.8%) n/a
 Intellectual disability (also known as mental retardation) 0 (0.0%) n/a
 Muscular dystrophy 0 (0.0%) n/a
 Seizures 0 (0.0%) n/a
 Sickle cell anemia 0 (0.0%) n/a
 Ulcerative colitis 0 (0.0%) n/a
 Vision loss 0 (0.0%) n/a
 Other (specified) 0 (0.0%) n/a
  Anxiety 1 (1.4%) n/a
  Constipation 7 (9.7%) n/a
  Eczema 1 (1.4%) n/a
  Eosinophilic esophagitis 1 (1.4%) n/a
  Fever/cold 4 (5.6%) n/a
  Gastritis 1 (1.4%) n/a
  Migraines 1 (1.4%) n/a
  Mitral regurgitation 1 (1.4%) n/a
  Pharyngitis 1 (1.4%) n/a
  Stomach disorder 1 (1.4%) n/a
None 10 (13.9%) n/a
  1. n/a not applicable, SD standard deviation
  2. aSelf-reported by n = 22 participants aged 12–17 years; proxy-reported by n = 26 caregivers of participants aged 6 months to 11 years
  3. bBased on responses to the question, “What health conditions do you currently have, if any? (Please choose all that apply)”
  4. cEach participant could select more than one response to this question, so the total number of conditions reported will not equal the number of participants in the study