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Table 5 Parents' experience with the condition

From: Physical, social and societal functioning of children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) and their parents, in a Dutch population

  0-4 year 4-12 year 12-18 year
Scale 'Experiences parents'    
Average scale score (95% CI) 3.50 (3.06-3.94) 3.08 (2.92-3.25) 3.22 (2.94-3.50)
Cronbach's alpha 0.76 0.71 0.72
Number of items (range)
1-------------- 3 ------------5
Negative neutral positive
6 (1-5) 7 (1-5) 7 (1-5)
Scale 'Difficulties'    
Average scale score (95% CI) 2.18 (1.80-2.55) 2.27 (2.12-2.42) 1.82 (1.61-2.03)
Cronbach's alpha 0.78 0.73 0.85
Number of items (range)
1--------------3 ------------5
Less diff. neutral more diff.
8 (1-5) 8 (1-5) 8 (1-5)