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Table 3 Children’s report on family communication and illness-related information

From: The family talk intervention for families when a parent is cared for in palliative care – potential effects from minor children’s perspectives

 Children, 8–12 years, N = 12Teenagers, 13–19 years, N = 11
Support programmes like this one can feel good or bad. How did you feel about it afterward?  
Talking to Mum was …Easier: 8/12Easier: 4/11
Unchanged: 4/12Unchanged: 7/11
More difficult: 0/12More difficult: 0/11
I don’t have a Mum: 0/12I don’t have a Mum: 0/11
Talking to Dad was …Easier: 6/12Easier: 2/11
Unchanged: 6/12Unchanged: 7/11
More difficult: 0/12More difficult: 0/11
I don’t have a Dad: 0/12I don’t have a Dad: 1/11
Missing: 1/11
Talking with my sibling(s) was …Easier: 4/12Easier: 2/11
Unchanged: 6/12Unchanged: 8/11
More difficult: 0/12More difficult: 0/11
I don’t have a sibling: 1/12I don’t have a sibling: 1/11
Missing: 1/12 
My knowledge about my parent’s illness was …Better: 8/12Better: 5/11
Unchanged: 4/12Unchanged: 6/11
Worse: 0/12Worse: 0/11