Form of doctor's questions to parents at a paediatric cardiology clinic15

QuestionNo of times asked
Random sample of children without handicap (n=22):
  Is he/she well?11
  From your point of view, is he/she a well baby?2
  Do you notice anything wrong with her/him?1
  From the heart point of view, she/he's active?1
  How is he/she?4
  Question not asked3
Children with Down's syndrome (n=12):
  Is he/she well?0
  From your point of view, is he/she a well baby?1
  Do you notice anything wrong with her/him?0
  As far as his/her heart is concerned, does he/she get breathless?1
  Does she/he get a few chest infections?1
  How is he/she (this little boy/girl) in himself/herself?6
  Question not asked3