Table 2

Sample characteristics

FamilyParticipants
(mother (M)/father (F))
Time since bereavementAge of childChild’s diagnosis/Together for Short Lives category2
1M and F1 year 6 months3 years3
2M and F9 months6 months4
3M5 months5 months3
4M and F8 months11 years1
5M and F1 year 7 months2 years 11 months1
6M1 year 7 months9 months1
7M and F10 months18 years1
8M1 year 1 month5 months4
9M and F7 months16 years4
10M1 year 11 months2 years1
11M10 months1 year 11 months4