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Research Article

Children in Vegetative State and Minimally Conscious State: Patients’ Condition and Caregivers’ Burden

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of children with DOCs.

Age, mean (SD)8.9 (4.5)
Time from acute event, mean (SD)4.2 (4.0)
Gender, n (%)
 Males24 (68.6)
 Females11 (31.4)
Place of residence, n (%)
 Domicile27 (77.1)
 Post-acute rehabilitation centre8 (22.9)
 Long term care centre0 (0)