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Quality of life of children and adolescents with chronic kidney disease: a cross-sectional study
  1. Anna Francis1,
  2. Madeleine S Didsbury1,2,
  3. Anita van Zwieten1,2,
  4. Kerry Chen1,2,
  5. Laura J James1,2,
  6. Siah Kim2,
  7. Kirsten Howard1,
  8. Gabrielle Williams1,2,
  9. Omri Bahat Treidel2,
  10. Steven McTaggart3,
  11. Amanda Walker4,
  12. Fiona Mackie5,
  13. Tonya Kara6,
  14. Natasha Nassar1,
  15. Armando Teixeira-Pinto1,2,
  16. Allison Tong1,2,
  17. David Johnson7,8,9,
  18. Jonathan C Craig1,2,
  19. Germaine Wong1,2,10
  1. 1Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  2. 2Centre for Kidney Research, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  3. 3Child and Adolescent Renal Service, Children’s Health Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
  4. 4Department of Nephrology, The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  5. 5Department of Nephrology, Sydney Children’s Hospital at Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  6. 6Department of Nephrology, Starship Children’s Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
  7. 7Centre for Kidney Disease Research, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  8. 8Department of Nephrology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  9. 9Translational Research Institute, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  10. 10Centre for Transplant and Renal Research, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Dr Anna Francis, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW 2006, Australia; anna.francis{at}health.qld.gov.au

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  • Contributors GWong, AT, ATP, KH, GWilliams, SMcT, AW, FM, NN, DJ and JCC conceptualised and designed the study, and reviewed and revised the manuscript. LJJ, AvZ, MSD, TK, KC and SK collected the data and reviewed and revised the manuscript. OBT contributed to data analysis and reviewed the manuscript. AF collected the data, performed most of the data analysis, wrote the first draft of the manuscript and revised the manuscript.

  • Funding The study was funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (grant numbers APP1115259 and APP1092957: GW, ATP, AvZ).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Ethics approval Ethics approvals were obtained from the relevant hospital ethics committees (Auckland: HREC/15/NTB/37, Sydney Children’s Hospital Network: HREC/12/SCHN/159, Melbourne: HREC/33229, Brisbane: HREC/12/QCRH/113).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement Additional deidentified unpublished data may be released on a case-by-case basis.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors GWong, AT, ATP, KH, GWilliams, SMcT, AW, FM, NN, DJ and JCC conceptualised and designed the study, and reviewed and revised the manuscript. LJJ, AvZ, MSD, TK, KC and SK collected the data and reviewed and revised the manuscript. OBT contributed to data analysis and reviewed the manuscript. AF collected the data, performed most of the data analysis, wrote the first draft of the manuscript and revised the manuscript.

  • Funding The study was funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (grant numbers APP1115259 and APP1092957: GW, ATP, AvZ).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Ethics approval Ethics approvals were obtained from the relevant hospital ethics committees (Auckland: HREC/15/NTB/37, Sydney Children’s Hospital Network: HREC/12/SCHN/159, Melbourne: HREC/33229, Brisbane: HREC/12/QCRH/113).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement Additional deidentified unpublished data may be released on a case-by-case basis.

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