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Table 3 Socio-demographic characteristics of participants exposed to intervention (N = 223)

From: Development and feasibility testing of a play-based psychosocial intervention for reduced patient stress in a pediatric care setting: experiences from Pakistan

Characteristic N (%)
Age (months)
 0–12 months 71 (31.8)
 13–24 months 60 (26.9)
 25–36 months 34 (15.2)
 37–60 months 58 (26.01)
Gender (N, %)
 Male 127 (56.9)
 Female 96 (43.05)
Disease group
 Acute illnesses 161 (72.2)
 Cardiology 13 (5.8)
 Neurology 15 (6.7)
 NICU 2 (0.9)
 Surgery 30 (13.5)
 Neonatology 0 (0)
 Other 2 (0.9)
Length of stay (days, median) 3
Maternal education
 Primary 39 (17.5)
 School 25 (11.2)
 College 37 (16.6)
 University or above 114 (51.1)
 Missing 8 (3.59)
Maternal knowledge (KAP, mean±SD) 4.3 ± 0.29
Language (N, %)
 Urdu 128 (57.4)
 Sindhi 32 (14.4)
 Other 63 (28.3)
Residence
 Within the city 154 (69.1)
 Outside the city 69 (30.9)