Skip to main content

Table 1 Demographic and disease related characteristics of the families included in the analyses for the PARQ

From: Application of Rasch analysis to the parent adherence report questionnaire in juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Characteristics PARQ data
n = 235 parents of children with JIAa
Children’s sex, female, n (%) 169 (71.91)
Children’s age, years, mean (SD) 10.80 (4.19)
Disease duration, years, mean (SD) 4.66 (3.79)
Disease severity, AJC, mean (SD) 1.62 (3.37)
HRQOL, mean (SD)b 2.20 (1.12)
Pain, mean (SD)c 17.18 (22.81)
  1. SD standard deviation, AJC active joint count
  2. aThe sample size includes families involved in the two studies: families of 180 children and 55 children
  3. bOn a scale from 1 to 7, 7 being a worse HRQOL
  4. cOn a visual analog scale from 0 to 100, 100 being worse pain