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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the sample

From: Comparison of the EQ-5D-Y-5L, EQ-5D-Y-3L and PedsQL in children and adolescents

  Acute Chronic General population Total
n = 129 n = 198 n = 223 n = 550
n % n % n % n %
Sex
Male 61 47% 123 62% 90 40% 274 50%
Age
years mean (SD) 11.6 (1.9) 12.2 (1.9) 11.3 (1.6) 11.3 (1.6)
Medical condition
None 0 0% 0 0% 199 89% 199 36%
Physical disability 0 0% 87 44% 0 0% 87 16%
Orthopaedic 83 64% 0 0% 0 0% 83 15%
Learning difficulty* 0 0% 95 48% 0 0% 95 17%
Medical 18 14% 6 3% 1 0% 25 5%
Respiratory, eczema and/allergy 3 2% 7 4% 20 9% 30 5%
Surgical 13 10% 0 0% 0 0% 13 2%
Other 12 9% 3 0 3 1% 18 3%
  1. *Learning difficulties includes attention deficit (hyperactive) disorder, autism spectrum disorder, dyslexia and specific learning disability. Other includes epilepsy, diabetes, and congenital cardiac lesion