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Table 3 Characteristics of the young people with a chronic condition who participated in the questionnaire (N = 222)

From: Patient and public involvement of young people with a chronic condition: lessons learned and practical tips from a large participatory program

  N %
Sex
 Boy 100 45
 Girl 122 55
Age
 18 and younger 88 40
 19–24 58 27
 25–30 59 27
 31 and older 15 6
Living situation
 With parents 139 63
 On their own 26 12
 With partner 25 11
 In a group 22 10
 Different 10 4
Education or work status
 Elementary school 3 1
 Secondary education 69 31
 Post-secondary education 47 22
 Unemployed / seeking a job 16 7
 Paid employment 49 22
 Volunteer work 12 6
 Different 25 11
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