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Table 1 Description of sample of parents

From: Parent satisfaction with a pediatric practice in Germany: A questionnaire-based study

Description of sample n %
Form filler of questionnaire
   mother 57 93,4
   father 4 6,6
Age of parents
   under 20 years 0 0
   21-30 years 24 38,7
   31-40 years 29 46,8
   over 40 years 9 14,5
graduation degree of parents
   secondary modern school 4 7,0
   middle school 34 59,6
   graduation from high school 19 33,4
Parents with child at the age of
   1-5 44 70,9
   5-10 10 16,2
   10-15 8 12,9
Gender of child
   male 33 52,4
   female 30 47,6
Parents with indication for child
   screening 15 25,4
   vaccination 10 16,9
   acute illness (flu, stomach ache,...) 28 47,5
   chronic illness (obstipation, urinary infection) 4 6,8
   controls (after operations) 2 3,4
Which child is presented in the practice
   first child 30 47,6
   second child 22 34,9
   third or further child 11 17,5
Number of times the parents visited the pediatric practice
   never 1 1,6
   once 1 1,6
   often 59 96,8
Insurance status of child
   statuory health insurance 57 90,4
   statutory health insurance & private insurance 3 4,8
   private health insurance 3 4,8
Parents with child after visit
   with therapy 37 74,0
   without therapy 13 26,0