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Table 1 Summation of the instruments and the number of defined meaningful concepts coded to the ICF-CY

From: Comparing children’s self-report instruments for health-related quality of life using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health for Children and Youth (ICF-CY)

  CHQ-CF DCGM-37 EQ5D-Y KIDSCREEN-52 Kid-KINDL PedsQL 4.0
Age 5-18 8-18 7-12 8-18 8-11 8-12
Dimensions 8 6 5 10 7 4
Items 87 37 6 52 30 23
Meaningful concepts 106 51 17 55 34 27
  Body Functions* 29 (27%) 15 (29%) 4 (24%) 18 (33%) 15 (44%) 9 (33%)
  Activities/participation* 58 (55%) 24 (47%) 11 (65%) 17 (31%) 8 (24%) 14 (52%)
  Environmental factors* 5 (5%) 9 (18%)   13 (24%) 6 (18%) 3 (11%)
  Defined as health condition*   1 (2%)   1 (2%) 1 (2%)  
  Not definable/not covered* 1 (1%)    3 (5%)   
  Not definable general health* 13 (12%) 1 (2%) 2 (11%) 3 (5%) 4 (12%) 1 (4%)
  Not definable quality of life*   1 (2%)     
  1. *Percent in parentheses counted within each instrument.