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Table 2 Demographic details of study participants

From: Being on the juvenile dermatomyositis rollercoaster: a qualitative study

Gender 6 males, 9 females
Ethnicity 12 White British, 3 other
Age at interview 8–18 years (median 12 years, 7 were 8-12 yrs., 8 were 13-19 yrs)
Age diagnosed 2–16 years (median 8 years)
Disease duration 3 weeks – 16 years (median 5 years)
Disease severity From acutely unwell in-patients, to in remission, off medicines
Disease course 10 chronic, 4 monocyclic, 1 polycyclic
Medications received 15 had received Methotrexate, 7 had Anti-TNF Treatment