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Table 1 The types of long-term illnesses or disabilities (LTID) and Chi-square test of independence in the proportion that LTID affects the individual’s participation

From: Do adolescents with long-term illnesses and disabilities have increased risks of sports related injuries?

  LTID Affected LTID na p-value*
(%) (%)
None 88.0 12.0 125 0.158
Chronic condition 81.7 18.3 546 0.052
 Allergies 83.1 16.9 391 0.688
 Asthma 75.9 24.1 187 0.002
 Diabetes 75.0 25.0 64 0.051
 Epilepsy 29.4 70.6 17 <.001
 Joint pains 69.4 30.6 216 <.001
Learning difficulties 72.2 27.8 252 <.001
 Remembering 69.8 30.2 149 <.001
 Concentrating 70.0 30.0 180 <.001
 Sitting still 69.0 31.0 113 <.001
Functional difficulties 67.9 32.1 218 <.001
 Breathing 63.7 36.3 113 <.001
 Handling objects 44.4 55.6 27 <.001
 Hearing 52.9 47.1 17 0.001
 Moving 47.6 52.4 63 <.001
 Seeing 67.9 32.1 53 0.001
 Speaking 66.2 33.8 65 <.001
Overall 83.7 16.3 942  
  1. LTID Long term illnesses or disabilities
  2. * Pearson’s Chi-square test of independence
  3. a Columns are dominator for %. Overall totals do not add up due to multiple conditions and difficulties per individual case