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Table 2 Percentage responses to statements a) ‘The aftercare/support my child received has been useful or successful’ and b) ‘I am happy with the aftercare/support my child my received’

From: The health, social and educational needs of children who have survived meningitis and septicaemia: the parents’ perspective

a) Aftercare useful/successful H S PH OT PL O PR B E N C
Strongly disagree 12.5 13.5 4.8 4.2 8.3 0 50.0 7.4 17.5 7.7 10.0
Disagree 0 10.8 7.1 4.2 8.3 0 16.7 22.2 19.3 3.9 10.0
Neither agree nor disagree 12.5 16.2 14.3 16.7 16.7 16.7 33.3 33.3 15.8 19.2 25.0
Agree 50.0 40.5 33.3 54.2 16.7 41.7 0 25.9 31.6 57.7 45.0
Strongly agree 25.0 18.9 40.5 20.8 50.0 41.7 0 11.1 15.8 11.5 10.0
Total responded to question (N) 24 37 42 24 12 12 6 27 57 26 20
b) Happy with aftercare/support H S PH OT PL O PR B E N C
Strongly disagree 16.7 19.4 2.6 0 9.1 0 60.0 6.9 18.5 7.7 10.5
Disagree 8.3 13.9 12.8 18.2 18.2 9.1 0 34.5 16.7 11.5 10.5
Neither agree nor disagree 8.3 13.9 12.8 9.1 9.1 18.2 0 20.7 18.5 11.5 26.3
Agree 41.7 33.3 25.6 40.9 9.1 27.3 20.0 20.7 29.6 53.9 42.1
Strongly agree 25.0 19.4 46.2 31.8 54.6 45.5 20.0 17.2 16.7 15.4 10.5
Total responded to question (N) 24 36 39 22 11 11 5 29 54 26 19
  1. Key: H = hearing follow-up, S = speech and language therapy, PH = physiotherapy, OT = occupational therapy, PL = plastic surgery, O = orthopaedics, PR = prosthetics, B = behavioural psychological or emotional support, E = educational support, N = neurology or epilepsy team, C = child development centre.