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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria for participants

From: Measuring the health-related quality of life of children with impaired mobility: examining correlation and agreement between children and parent proxies

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
Children and young people with long term (>6 monthsa) mobility impairments
 Aged 5–18 years
 Requires a manual and/or powered wheelchair/pushchair/buggy for the purposes of mobility
 Able to give informed consent to take part in study, or able to give assent and parent/guardian able to give proxy consent
Parent(s) or legal guardian(s) of a child or young person with a long term mobility impairment who uses a wheelchair
 Able to give informed consent to take part in study, and able to give proxy consent where required
Any significant social or emotional problems or challenging behaviours where such problems in the opinion of the family or clinical team are likely to impair participant’s ability to take part in the study or pose a risk to the researcher or the participant
Unable to communicate in English or Welsh
  1. a Long term mobility impairment defined as having existed for 6 months or more, or expected to last for 6 months or more