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Table 1 Primary outcome measures and potential prognostic factors

From: Childhood abdominal pain in primary care: design and patient selection of the HONEUR abdominal pain cohort

  Evaluation (months)
Primary outcome measures:  
- Chronic abdominal pain as defined by von Baeyer et al. 0 3 6 9 12
- Functional Disability Inventory 0 3 6 9 12
Prognostic factors/secondary outcome measures:  
- Patient characteristics/demographics 0 3 6 9 12
- Pain characteristics 0 3 6 9 12
- Gastrointestinal symptoms 0 3 6 9 12
- Medical history/co-morbidity 0
- Negative life events 0
- Family history 0
- Psychological features 0 12
- Illness perception 0
- Coping strategies 0
- Bullying 0
- Healthcare use 0 3 6 9 12
- Management by GP 0 3 6 9 12
- Laboratory results 0 12
- Body mass index 0 12