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Table 2 Comparison of responses for 580 children for whom there were questionnaires from both general practitioner and family

From: Magpie Trial in the UK: methods and additional data for women and children at 2 years following pregnancy complicated by pre-eclampsia

  General practitioner Family
  n = 580 (%) n = 580 (%)
Visit/s to general practitioner     
   Since birth 569 (98)   
   In 6 months preceding questionnaire    295 (51)
Medication prescribed by general practitioner* 196 (34) 154 (27)
Admission to hospital 168 (30) 221 (38)
Reasons:     
   Respiratory infection 54   56  
   Minor surgery 35   38  
   Gastro-enteritis 33   24  
   Other 46   103  
Number of admissions to hospital/year     
Assessed at ≤ 24 months**     
   Median {IQR} 0.7 {0.6–1.2} 0.5 {0.5–1.0}
   Range 1–3   1–3  
Assessed at > 24 months***     
   Median {IQR} 0.4 {0.4–0.8} 0.4 {0.3–0.6}
   Range 1–4   1–4  
not known number of times admitted 28   2  
  1. *medications (vitamin/mineral supplement, skin treatment, asthma treatment, gastro-intestinal/laxative, antibiotics)
  2. ** general practitioner n = 328, children n = 253
  3. *** general practitioner n = 252, children n = 327