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Table 7 Consequences of having a child with intellectual disabilities (ID) on the parent’s lives (lower values indicate negative changes, with 2.0 being unchanged)

From: Daily life changes and adaptations investigated in 154 families with a child suffering from a rare disability at a public centre for rare diseases in Northern Italy

Intellectual Disability (ID)
Category Absent Mild Severe F,p
Work status 1.76 1.63 1.30 5.82, 0.004
Housing 2.04 1.91 1.84 2.82, 0.063
Financial 1.92 1.56 1.47 7.36, 0.001
Partner 2.24 1.94 1.88 4.40, 0.014
Relatives 2.13 1.97 1.81 4.43, 0.014
Others 2.21 2.09 1.82 4.24, 0.016