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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics and development of the children with health problems (n = 220)

From: Brazilian study of adaptation and psychometric properties of the Coping Health Inventory for Parents

Characteristic Percent Number
Gender
 Female 60.0 132
 Male 38.6 85
 No answer 1.4 3
Medical condition
 Deficiency (physical, sensory, intellectual, or ASD) 40.8 90
 Chronic organic illness 42.8 94
 Acute organic illness 16.4 36
Lives with
 Mother and father 53.2 117
 Mother, father, and other family 21.8 48
 Only with mother 21.8 48
 Other 3.2 7
Education
 Never went to school 15.5 34
 Pre-school 37.3 82
 1st to 3rd grade 19.5 43
 4th to 7th grade 17.6 39
 Completed primary school 2.3 5
 Some secondary school 2.7 6
 Completed secondary school 1.4 3
 Some college 0.5 1
 Completed college 0.5 1
 No answer 2.7 6
Attending school
 Yes 79.1 174
 No 20.4 45
 No answer 0.5 1
Receiving specialized care
 Yes 66.8 147
 No 33.2 73
Required intensive medical care in the last year
 Yes 40.4 89
 No 59.1 130
 No answer 0.5 1
Health care status
 Public 49.1 108
 Private 17.7 39
 Public and private 28.2 62
 Not applicable 2.7 6
 No answer 2.3 5