Table 2

Parental reasons for non-concordance.

Reasons indicated by parents for their non-concordance No (%) of parents (n = 31)
My child has a strong dislike to wearing the patch6 (19)
I do not like the appearance of the patch on my child0 (0)
I sometimes forget to put the patch on3 (10)
Poor cooperation of the child0 (0)
Social occasions or family activities 1 (3)
I will wait until my child is older and more cooperative14 (45)
The treatment does not work5 (16)
I will wait until my child understands the reasons for the treatment 2 (7)
  • Other reasons given by parents in preference to the alternatives provided in the questionnaire.