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Table 1 Characteristics of sample

From: Whose pain is it anyway? Comparability of pain reports from children and their parents

  Sample 1 Sample 2
Gender; number (%) Male Female Male Female
166 (47.3) 185 (52.7) 151 (45.2) 183 (54.8)
Age; number (%)   
 Grade 4 (10 yr) 83 (23.4) -
 Grade 5 (11 yr) 80 (22.6) 84 (25.1)
 Grade 6 (12 yr) 77 (21.8) 125 (37.4)
 Grade 7 (13 yr) 54 (15.3) 47 (14.1)
 Grade 8 (14 yr) 60 (16.9) 78 (23.4)
Pain Report; number (%) Child Parent Child Parent
 Spine 132 (37.0) 26 (7.8) 126 (37.7) 21 (6.6)
 Upper limb 37 (10.4) 11 (3.3) - -
 Lower limb 126 (35.3) 45 (13.6) - -
 Any paina 237 (66.4) 74 (22.3) - -
Pain Intensity; mean (SD) 5.47 (2.17)b 2.87 (1.19)c
Pain duration in days; mean (SD) 77.77 (246.4)  
Impact of pain   
 Missed school   20.8 %
 Missed sport   54.8 %
 Consult healthcare prof.   56.8 %
  1. aAny pain: spine pain or upper limb pain or lower limb pain
  2. b0–10 Numerical rating scale
  3. c0–5 Faces pain scale