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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Telemedicine and other care models in pediatric rheumatology: an exploratory study of parents’ perceptions of barriers to care and care preferences

Characteristic Classification N (%)a
Age < 6 15 (9.4)
6–12 65 (40.9)
≥ 13 76 (47.8)
Ethnicity White 136 (85.5)
Non-white 21 (13.2)
Insurance Private 113 (71.1)
Public 43 (27.0)
None 1 (0.6)
Primary diagnosis Juvenile idiopathic arthritis 90 (56.6)
Not yet determined 26 (16.4)
Other 10 (6.3)
Juvenile dermatomyositis 7 (4.4)
Uveitis/iritis 6 (3.8)
Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis 4 (2.5)
Spondyloarthropathy 3 (1.9)
Systemic lupus erythematosus 3 (1.9)
Mixed connective tissue disease 3 (1.9)
Periodic fever 2 (1.3)
Psoriasis 1 (0.6)
Reactive arthritis 1 (0.6)
Behcet’s disease 1 (0.6)
Amplified musculoskeletal pain 1 (0.6)
Travel time ≤ 1 h 76 (47.8)
> 1 h - ≤ 3 h 37 (23.3)
> 3 h - ≤ 6 h 37 (23.3)
> 6 h 8 (5.0)
  1. aPercentages are out of 159 survey respondents. Some respondents did not answer all questions