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Table 1 Participants characteristics

From: Quality of life of transplanted children and their parents: a cross-sectional study

1. Children N = 45
  N (%) or med [IQR]
Gender  
Girls 19 (42.2)
Boys 26 (57.8)
Age (years) 9.3 [5.6–12.4]
School level  
Not schooled 2 (4.4)
Appropriate level 29 (64.4)
Grade retention* 14 (31.1)
Siblings  
No 4 (9.1)
Yes 40 (90.9)
Number 2.0 [1.0–2.0]
Transplant organ  
Liver 20 (44.4)
Kidney 15 (33.3)
Heart 10 (22.2)
Age at transplant (months) 53.8 [21.7–90.6]
Delay from the transplant (months) 51.7 [28.6–74.6]
Graft rejection  
Yes 19 (43.2)
No 25 (56.8)
Reject type  
Acute rejection 15 (83.3)
Chronic rejection 2 (11.1)
Reoperation  
Yes 16 (36.4)
No 28 (63.6)
Radio-interventionel procedure  
Yes 28 (65.1)
No 15 (34.9)
Total number of medications 3.0 [2.0–5.0]
Number of immunosuppresive drugs  
1 17 (39.5)
≥2 26 (60.5)
Residual treatment level  
Satisfactory 31 (77.5)
Not satisfactory 9 (22.5)
Immunosuppressive medication switch  
Yes 28 (65.1)
No 15 (34.9)
Regular treatment**  
Yes 28 (65.1)
No 15 (34.9)
2. Parents N = 45
  N (%) or med [IQR]
Mother 33 (80.5)
Father 8 (19.5)
Age (years) 42.0 [38.0–46.8]
Marital status  
Single 9 (20.5)
Couple 35 (79.5)
Educational level  
< 12 years 22 (52.4)
≥ 12 years 20 (47.6)
Professional status  
Worker*** 25 (56.8)
Non-workers 19 (43.2)
  1. Med [IQR], median [interquartile range]
  2. *Grade retention defined as 1 year retention
  3. **Other treatment associated with immunosuppressive drug
  4. ***At least one of the 2 parents