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Table 3 Bivariate relationships between overall caregiver satisfaction with child neurodevelopmental assessment and background variables

From: Determinants of caregiver satisfaction with child neurodevelopmental assessment in neuropaediatric clinics

  N M (SD)/n(%) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
1 Satisfaction 265 3.65 (.58)             
2 Benefit 265 3.22 (.75) .47 ***            
3 Clinic 265 227 (85.7%) .01 −.09           
4 Referral source 265 79 (29.8%) −.16 * −.03 .08          
5 Wait time, days 265 90.29 (53.13) −.02 −.05 −.08 −.09         
6 Gender of respondent 243 58 (23.9%) .13 * .06 .08 .05 −.06        
7 Mother tongue 265 241 (90.9%) −.17 ** −.13 * −.09 .06 .12 * −.15 *       
8 Socioeconomic status 221 21 (9.5%) .23 *** .14 * .09 −.01 .06 .02 −.08      
9 Education 265 139 (52.5%) .05 .04 .04 −.06 .00 .14 * .04 .05     
10 Mental health 220 11.79 (5.11) −.11 −.10 .00 .07 .02 .03 .00 −.22 *** −.09    
11 Age of child 265 10.22 (3.88) −.08 −.20 ** .03 −.03 −.04 .03 −.04 .13 −.01 −.03   
12 Gender of child 265 162 (61.1%) .01 .02 .09 −.14 * .01 .04 −.14 * .14 * −.06 −.04 .11  
13 Child’s psychosocial functioning 256 56.40 (13.93) .14 * .04 .06 −.04 −.09 −.01 .04 .10 .16 ** −.12 −.02 .12
  1. Note. N including only those who answered both questions about satisfaction and perceived benefit with the assessment. Clinic: 0 – University Hospital of North Norway, 1 – Finnmark Hospital Trust; referral source: 0 – medical specialist, 1 – general practitioner; gender: 0 – male, 1 – female; mother tongue: 0 – Norwegian, 1 – others; socioeconomic status: 0 – lower, 1 – higher; education: 0 – lower, 1 – higher; mental health: a score from the Everyday Feeling Questionnaire, higher scores mean higher distress in a caregiver; child’s psychosocial functioning measured by CGAS (Children’s Global Assessment Scale); *p < .05. **p < .01, ***p < .001 (two-tailed test)