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Table 2 Analyses of the PROMIS instrument by patient obesity

From: Promising insights into the health related quality of life for children with severe obesity

Domain Age related BMI percentile N Mean Std. Dev t p value
Depressive Symptoms < 99 69 46.4 8.4 −1.8 0.08
  ≥ 99 67 49.2 9.9   
Anxiety < 99 69 46.6 9.8 −0.9 0.36
  ≥ 99 67 48.3 11.7   
Anger < 99 69 47.1 9.9 −2.0 0.04
  ≥ 99 67 50.7 10.4   
Peer Relationships < 99 69 48.1 8.6 1.3 0.20
  ≥ 99 67 46.1 9.0   
Pain Interference < 99 69 46.4 9.4 −1.7 0.10
  ≥ 99 67 49.1 9.2   
Fatigue < 99 69 43.2 9.6 −2.4 0.02
  ≥ 99 67 47.6 11.6   
Upper Extremity < 99 69 51.4 7.1 0.3 0.75
  ≥ 99 67 51.0 7.3   
Mobility < 99 69 52.3 6.2 3.2 0.001
  ≥ 99 67 48.4 7.6   
  1. BMI: Body Mass Index.