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Table 4 Sociodemographic characteristics of the 446 patients and differences between girls and boys

From: A Sociodemographic variables questionnaire (Q-SV) for research on family caregivers of children with chronic disease

VariableGirlsBoysTotalTest statisticp-value
Sex214 (48%)232 (52%)446 (100%)χ2 = 0.730.394
Age (years)6.04 ± 5.205.86 ± 4.965.95 ± 5.07t = 0.380.702
  1. n (%) = absolute frequency and percentage, M ± SD = arithmetic mean and standard deviation. Test statistic: χ2 = statistic value for Pearson’s Chi-squared test, t = statistic value for Student’s t-test, and p-value = probability value for a two-tailed test