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Table 2 The responses from children and parents to survey’s questions

From: Assessing the feasibility of injectable growth-promoting therapy in Crohn’s disease

   Total
Question   Response Parents (n = 46) Child (n = 48)
1 How concerned are you about your child’s height? Not concerned 29 (63%) 26 (54%)
Slightly concerned 11 (24%) 19 (40%)
Very concerned 5 (11%) 3 (6%)
Missing 1 (2%)  
2 Do you think it is worth doctors trying to find a better treatment for growth in Crohn’s disease? Yes 40 (87%) 42 (88%)
No 4 (9%) 5 (10%)
Missing 2 (4%) 1 (2%)
3 Do you think that the opportunity of gaining extra height is worth a year of daily injections? Yes 25 (54%) 20 (41%)
No 19 (41%) 28 (58%)
Missing 2 (4%) 0
4 We have explained that in an RCT you are not able to choose which treatment your child would receive. Would you be comfortable with this? Yes 20 (44%) 24 (50%)
No 25 (54%) 23 (47%)
Missing 1 (2%) 1 (2%)
5 Would you and your child be willing to attend to have your child’s growth and other things checked (e.g. quality of life) if it sometimes means an extra visit (1 or 2 extra in a year)? Yes 34 (74%) 36 (75%)
No 10 (22%) 12 (25%)
Missing 2 (4%) 0
6 If the RCT we had in mind was happening now, would you be willing for your child to join? Yes 22 (48%) 21 (44%)
No 23 (50%) 27 (56%)
Missing 1 (2%) 0
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