Table 3

Child participant characteristics

Characteristics of child co-researchersN* (%)†
Sex
 Girl8 (57)
 Boy6 (43)
Age (years)
 101 (7)
 1110 (71)
 122 (14)
 130 (0)
 141 (7)
School attended
 Primary school13 (93)
 Secondary school1 (7)
Hospital/disease experience (lived experience)
 Currently suffering from a disease2 (14)
 Hospitalisation or minor surgery in the past6 (43)
 Family member(s) who suffer from a disease2 (14)
 None4 (29)
Research experience as participant
 Yes2 (14)
 No12 (86)
Experience as co-researcher
 Yes0 (0)
 No14 (100)
  • *Number of child participants; n=14.

  • †Rounded to nearest whole number.