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Table 7 Convergent and divergent validity for the NICU: Spearman's correlations between ITHQ domain scores and CBCL/1.5-5 scales, SF-36 domain scores and FAD

From: Health related quality of life in 3 and 4 year old children and their parents: preliminary findings about a new questionnaire

  CBCL/1.5-5 SF-36 FAD
Infant scales Internal External Total Problem Physical Role Physical Pain Role Mental Energy Social function  
Physical abilities -.35 -.21 -.29 .17 .10 .10 .20 .12 .15 -.22
Growth and Development -.51 -.39 -.51 .17 .14 .18 .24 .25 .26 -.29
Bodily Pain/discomfort -.31 -.27 -.33 .14 .19 .23 .24 .17 .22 -.15
Temperament and moods -.60 -.52 -.60 .24 .26 .24 .29 .30 .38 -.36
General behavior -.47 -.63 -.59 .20 .15 .19 .18 .23 .26 -.35
Getting along with others -.61 -.68 -.69 .27 .18 .23 .24 .24 .32 -.36
General health perception -.39 -.29 -.37 .19 .14 .18 .23 .23 .25 -.28
Parent scales           
Impact-emotional -.57 -.59 -.63 .24 .23 .26 .32 .32 .35 -.33
Impact-time -.46 -.50 -.51 .29 .26 .32 .35 .33 .38 -.34
Mental health -.37 -.38 -.40 .25 .31 .35 .48 .57 .52 -.43
General health – parent -.27 -.28 -.31 .38 .34 .45 .28 .48 .38 -.30
Family cohesion -.24 -.26 -.27 .13 .18 .20 .29 .29 .33 -.58
  1. CBCL/1.5-5 domains: internalizing syndromes; externalizing syndromes; total problems score; FAD: Family Assessment Device