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Table 1 Participants’ socio-demographics

From: Safety and family satisfaction of a home-delivered chemotherapy program for children with cancer

  N %
Main caregiver (N = 23)
 Mother 21 91,3%
 Father 2 8,7%
Family nationality (N = 23)
 Italian 19 82,6%
 Other 4 17,4%
Language adopted with the Service team (N = 23)
 Italian 23 100%
 Other 0 0%
Main caregiver’s profession (N = 23)
 Housewife 5 21,7%
 Workman 4 17,4%
 Office worker 8 34,8%
 Executive manager 2 8,7%
 Self-employed 3 13,0%
 Entrepreneur 1 4,3%
Spouse’s profession (N = 23)
 Housewife 0 0,0%
 Workman 6 26,1%
 Office worker 9 39,1%
 Executive manager 4 17,4%
 Self-employed 2 8,7%
 Entrepreneur 2 8,7%
Main caregiver’s instruction level (N = 23)
 Primary school diploma 1 4,3%
 Middle school diploma 2 8,7%
 High school diploma 9 39,1%
 University degree 9 39,1%
 Professional school license 2 8,7%
Spouse’s instruction level (N = 23)
 Primary school diploma 1 4,3%
 Middle school diploma 3 13,0%
 High school diploma 9 39,1%
 University degree 2 8,7%
 Professional school license 8 34,8%
Total number of family members (N = 23)
 3 8 34,8%
 4 8 34,8%
 5 6 26,1%
 6 1 4,3%
Number of other children (N = 23)
 None 6 26,1%
 1 9 39,1%
 2 7 30,4%
 3 1 4,3%
Age of the child at the diagnosis (N = 23)
 0–3 years 7 30,4%
 4–7 years 11 47,8%
 8–12 years 2 8,7%
 > 12 years 3 13,0%