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Table 1 Demographic information of the children and their mothers

From: Psychological complications of childhood chronic physical illness in Nigerian children and their mothers: the implication for developing pediatric liaison services

Demographic Information SCD N = 45 JDM N = 45 HEALTHY GROUP N = 45
Children's Gender    
   • Male 26 (57.8%) 22 (48.9%) 22 (48.9%)
   • Female 19 (42.2%) 23 (51.1%) 23 (51.1%)
Children's Mean Age (Years) 13.76 ± 2.74 14.96 ± 1.94 14.11 ± 2.74
Mothers' Mean Age (Years) 40.56 ± 3.60 40.36 ± 3.26 39.20 ± 2.69
Mothers' Educational Level    
   • Below College Education 25 (55.6%) 21 (46.7%) 27 (60.0%)
   • College Education 20 (44.4%) 24 (53.3%) 18 (40.0%)
Mothers' Marital Status    
   • Married 41 (91.1%) 33 (73.3%) 38 (84.4%)
   • Single Parent 4 (8.9%) 12 (26.7%) 7 (15.6%)
  1. SCD: Homozygous Sickle Cell Disease Patients
  2. JDM: Juvenile Diabetic Patients