Table 3

Characteristics of children with KD and their caregivers regarding parenting stress of the children’s caregivers

B (95% CI)P value
Children’s characteristics
 Age (months)0.01 (–0.09 to 0.11)0.834
 Age of KD onset (months)−0.18 (–0.37 to 0.01)0.066
 Sex
 Male0.37 (–5.89 to 6.63)0.907
 Female1
Intravenous immunoglobulin
 None1.46 (-16.60 to 19.51)0.874
 Once−5.92 (-17.22 to 5.39)0.303
 Twice1
Coronary artery aneurysms
 Without−7.41 (–13.59 to 1.23)0.019*
 With1
Caregivers’ characteristics
 Age (years)−0.11 (–0.88 to 0.66)0.784
 Sex
 Male−0.57 (–9.35 to 8.21)0.898
 Female1
Education levels
 High school or lower13.11 (2.03 to 24.20)0.021*
 College14.55 (3.52 to 25.58)0.010*
 Master or above1
  • The dependent variable in the multiple linear regression model is the total score of the Parenting Stress Index. Data are expressed as B value, 95% CI and p value using multiple linear regression model.

  • *p<0.05. Adjusted R2 of this regression model=0.072.

  • KD, Kawasaki disease.