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Table 3 KIDSCREEN-10 results, mean (SD) or No. (%), n = 584 (unless indicated)

From: The proxy problem anatomized: child-parent disagreement in health related quality of life reports of chronically ill adolescents

  ADOL LOW AGREE ADOL HIGH dfM dfR F or H p
Socio-demographic characteristics*       
Gender (A)        
Female 91 (63.2) 132 (52.4) 99 (52.7) 2 - 4.73 ns
Gender (P)        
Female 85 (61.6) 124 (52.3) 94 (52.5) 2 - 3.37 ns
Age (A) 15.3 (1.9)a 14.8 (1.9) 14.8 (1.9) 2 581 3.63 < .05
Educational level (A)        
Lower 76 (52.8) 128 (51.4) 122 (65.2)b 2 - 9.25 < .05
Educational level (P)        
Lower 86 (61.9) 146 (60.1) 106 (57.6) 2 - .552 ns
Education type (A)        
Regular 134 (93.1)c 233 (93.6) 159 (85.0)b 2 - 9.83 < .01
Ethnicity (A)        
Dutch surname 134 (93.1) 225 (89.3) 177 (94.1) 2 - 4.33 ns
Disease-related characteristics*       
Age at diagnosis (A)        
Before age of six 111 (77.1) 173 (68.7) 144 (76.6) 2 - 5.64 ns
No. of outpatient visits 15.8 (12.5) 16.4 (14.6) 18.4 (18.1) 2 581 1.31 ns
No. hospital admissions 4.3 (6.1) 4.9 (10.7) 5.4 (10.8) 2 581 .494 ns
No. different outpatient departments 2.9 (1.9) 3.0 (2.1) 3.5 (2.6) 2 581 3.36 ns
Consequences of chronic condition*       
Therapeutic regimen (A)        
Yes 87 (60.4) 163 (64.7) 128 (68.1) 2 - 1.92 ns
Therapeutic regimen (P)        
Yes 88 (61.1) 166 (65.9) 132 (70.2) 2 - 3.15 ns
Physical limitations (A)        
Yes 42 (29.2) 60 (23.8) 63 (33.5) 2 - 5.32 ns
Physical limitations (P)        
Yes 19 (13.4)c 52 (20.6) 62 (33.2)b 2 - 19.02 < .01
School/work absenteeism (A) 1.9 (.87) 1.8 (.87) 2.0 (.97) 2 581 2.03 ns
School/work absenteeism (P) 1.8 (.78)d 1.8 (.80) 2.1 (.94)a 2 577 7.01 < .01
Experienced burden (A) 4.7 (2.2) 4.5 (2.1) 4.6 (2.1) 2 580 .733 ns
Experienced burden (P) 5.2 (2.3) 5.0 (2.1) 5.5 (1.9)a 2 581 3.07 < .05
  1. aA Tukey post-hoc test revealed that this group differed significantly from the agreement group AGREE on a p < .05 level.
  2. bA Chi-square post-hoc test with Bonferonni correction revealed that this group differed significantly from the agreement group AGREE on a p < .017 level.
  3. cA Chi-square post-hoc test with Bonferonni correction revealed that this group differed significantly from the disagreement group ADOL HIGH on a p < .017 level.
  4. dA Tukey post-hoc test revealed that this group differed significantly from the disagreement group ADOL HIGH on a p < .01 level.
  5. *(A) stands for information assessed in the adolescent questionnaire, while (P) stands for information coming from the parent questionnaire.