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Table 1 Demographics of survey respondents

From: Parental opinions regarding consent for observational research of no or minimal risk in the pediatric intensive care unit

DemographicsSurvey 1Survey 2
Age
 18–24 y4 (8%)1 (2%)
 25–34 y24 (48%)29 (58%)
 35–44 y18 (36%)13 (26%)
 45 y +4 (8%)5 (10%)
Sex: female37 (76%)34 (69%)
Age of your child
 <2 y23 (46%)22 (44%)
 2–6 y11 (22%)14 (28%)
 7–11 y9 (18%)7 (14%)
 12 y +6 (12%)6 (12%)
Level of education
 Not high school6 (12%)5 (10%)
 High school9 (18%)6 (12%)
 At least 1 y post-secondary7 (14%)11 (22%)
 Post-secondary degree/diploma28 (56%)27 (54%)
Work in field of medicine and health
 No41 (82%)43 (86%)
 Yes9 (18%)6 (12%)
  Physician01 (2%)
  Nurse00
  Other9 (18%)5 (10%)
I have been approached to have my child participate in a research study during this or any other previous hospitalization
 Yes, and I did give consent24 (48%)20 (40%)
 Yes, and I did not give consent6 (12%)5 (10%)
 No20 (40%)24 (48%)
  1. Note: numbers may not add up to n=50 respondents for each survey. This is because a few respondents left the demographic variable response blank. The percentages provided in the table are always of the n=50 respondents