Flu or Flu-like illness in chronically ill or disabled children
Profiles - Child’s age at interview 11 years and older
Gillian was born in Ghana, she studied history and she is married to a priest. She has an eleven years old daughter and she is a homemaker. Ethnic background: white British
Clare works as a part-time teacher. She is married and has two children. Her daughter is 11 and her son is 9. Clare and her family are part of Unique, a charity for families with children who have a genetic condition. Ethnicity: White British.
Hazel works as a full-time PR director. She is married with two children, aged 11 and 7. Her eldest child, Oscar was born with multiple underlying conditions. Ethnicity: White English.
Rahma is a single parent with two children. She, herself, has health issues, including Type 2 diabetes, arthritis and high blood pressure. She is a homemaker. Ethnicity: Somali.
Michelle has two sons aged 14 and 11. She is a full-time carer. Ethnic background: White British.
Nia is 27 and lives with her son who is 11 and her husband. She’s a lecturer. Ethnic background: White British.
Maria is 48 and lives with her husband and 2 children. She works as a quality manager. Ethnic background: White British.