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Table 2 Participants' children's characteristics (n = 28)

From: Children with disorders of sex development: A qualitative study of early parental experience

  n (%)    
Gender     
   Boy 19 (67.9)    
   Girl 9 (32.1)    
Age (years)     
   Mean (SD) 4.1 (1.9)    
   Range 0.75-6.99    
Number of Genital Surgeries     
   Mean (SD) 2.46 (1.06)    
   Range 1-4    
    Gender of Rearing
    Boy Girl
DSD Diagnosis a n (%) n (%) n (%)
Sex Chromosome DSD 3 (10.7) 3 (100) 0 (0)
   45XO/46XY Mixed gonadal dysgenesis 1 1 0
   45XO/46XisoY Mixed gonadal dysgenesis 1 1 0
   45XO/46XY/47XYY Mixed gonadal dysgenesis 1 1 0
46, XX DSD 8 (28.6) 1 (12.5) 7 (87.5)
   Congenital adrenal hyperplasia 7 0 7
   Ovotesticular DSD 1 1 0
46, XY DSD 17 (60.7) 15 (88.2) 2 (11.8)
   Aphallia 1 1 0
   Complete androgen insensitivity syndrome (AIS) 1 0 1
   Partial AIS (PAIS) 1 1 0
   Partial gonadal dysgenesis 3 2 1
   Partial AIS vs Idiopathic vs 5α-reductase-2 deficiency 4 4 0
   Severe hypospadias with cryptorchidism and chordee 1 1 0
   Severe hypospadias with chordee 6 6 0
  1. a see reference [1] for details of DSD nomenclature.