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Table 1 Patient self-reported and parent proxy-reported health-related quality of life scores on the PedsQL TM

From: An observational study of patient versus parental perceptions of health-related quality of life in children and adolescents with a chronic pain condition: who should the clinician believe?

Scale Total sample (N=97) 8-12 year olds (N=37) 13-18 year olds (N=60)  
Total Score     
Patient Mean (SD) 54.4 (20.2) 58.3 (20.4) 51.8 (19.9)
  Median (IQR) 54.3 (36.9-69.0) 58.7 (45.6-74.2) 53.3 (35.0-64.1)
Parent Mean (SD) 50.1 (18.6) 53.8 (19.9) 48.2 (17.5)
  Median (IQR) 46.0 (34.8-63.2) 51.0 (41.0-74.0) 44.0 (33.5-60.0)
   p=0.083 p=0.17 p=0.33
Physical Health Summary Score     
Patient Mean (SD) 44.4 (24.4) 47.3 (25.0) 42.6 (24.1)
Median (IQR) 43.7 (27.1-62.5) 43.7 (34.4-64.0) 40.5 (25.3-60.2)  
Parent Mean (SD) 44.5 (23.2) 49.0 (23.0) 41.7 (23.2)
Median (IQR) 42.2 (27.2-63.2) 46.8 (31.2-66.2) 37.5 (21.9-62.5)  
   p=0.92 p=0.97 p=0.95
Psychosocial Health Summary Score     
Patient Mean (SD) 57.7 (20.2) 60.7 (21.6) 55.8 (19.2)
Median (IQR) 58.3 (44.2-73.3) 61.7 (45.8-77.5) 57.5 (40.0-73.3)  
Parent Mean (SD) 52.7 (17.9) 56.2 (20.0) 50.5 (16.3)
Median (IQR) 49.2 (40.0-63.3) 53.3 (42.5-70.0) 48.3 (40.0-59.6)  
   p=0.008 p=0.22 p=0.016
  1. SD: standard deviation; IQR: interquartile range.