TABLE 1

Characteristics of Participating Parents and Their Children (N = 95) and Physicians (N = 41)

CharacteristicsResults
Parent, n (%)
 Sex
  Female70/95 (74)
  Male25/95 (26)
 Race
  White80/94 (85)
  African American3/94 (3)
  Asian American or Pacific Islander8/94 (9)
  Other3/94 (3)
 Ethnicity
  Hispanic8/94 (9)
 Education
  Less than college graduatea23/95 (24)
  College graduate44/95 (46)
  Graduate or professional school28/95 (29)
Child
 Age at diagnosis, y, n (%)
  0–217/95 (18)
  3–637/95 (39)
  7–1223/95 (24)
  13–1818/95 (19)
 Sex, n (%)
  Male53/95 (56)
  Female42/95 (44)
 Diagnosis, n (%)
  Hematologic malignancy52/95 (55)
  Extracranial solid tumor32/95 (34)
  Brain tumor11/95 (12)
 Days from diagnosis to survey, median (range)140 (29–365)
Physician, n (%)
 Sex
  Female24/41 (59)
  Male17/41 (41)
 Clinical role
  Fellow8/41 (20)
  Attending33/41 (80)
 Clinical effort, n (%)
  0%–30%23/41 (56)
  30%–50%9/41 (22)
  >50%9/41 (22)
 Years in practice (years post medical school graduation), n (%)
  <52/41 (5)
  5–1019/41 (46)
  11–2013/41 (32)
  >207/41 (17)
 Clinical specialty area (select all that apply), n (%)
  Hematologic malignancy25/41 (61)
  Extracranial solid tumor21/41 (51)
  Brain tumor13/41 (32)
  Stem cell transplant13/41 (32)
  Survivorship2/41 (5)
  • a Less than college graduate includes eighth grade or less, high school graduate or equivalent, some college, or technical school.