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Table 3 Subgroup analysis, outcomes in children over 6 years of age

From: A positioning pillow to improve lumbar puncture success rate in paediatric haematology-oncology patients: a randomized controlled trial

  Pillow group N = 38 Control group N = 34 P
Primary outcome: successful LP (n, %) 24 (63) 17 (50) 0.031
Children's pain (Visual analogical scale*, mm, median (min-max)a 15 (0–91) 25 (0–90) 0.39
Child satisfaction: nb very satisfied or satisfied (n, %, children over 6 years, n = 36) 27 (84.4) 27(75) 0.34
  1. *: this scale has been validated for children above 6 years only