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Table 4 Frequencies for primary contact in participating and non-participating groups

From: Methodological challenges in following up patients of a hospital child protection team: is there a recruitment bias?

Variable Complete participation Telephone interview Refusal χ 2 test
  (n = 42) (n = 39) (n = 50) χ 2 (df) p
Primary contact (%)      
   Mother 34 (81) 33 (85) 30 (60) 1.60 (2) 0.450
   Father 4 (10) 6 (15) 8 (16)   
   Other person1 4 (10) 0 (0) 12 (24)   
  1. Note. Percentages are added in columns; 1 the "other person" category was excluded from χ2test, as too many cell counts were below 5.
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