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Table 2 Results of cognitive debriefing

From: Assessing the quality of life of health-referred children and adolescents with short stature: development and psychometric testing of the QoLISSY instrument

  No. of items Min/max Mean SD Skewness Kurtosis Relevance Clarity Importance Re-worded Items rejected Items moved between domains Items retained
        % % % % N N N
Physical 10 1-5 2.0 1.1 1.1 0.7 82.5 94.6 75.6 9.2 2 −1 7
Social 20 1-5 2.3 1.0 0.8 2.5 85.9 96.0 82.8 11.5 13 −1/+2 8
Future 6 1-5 2.0 1.1 1.1 1.1 82.2 96.9 77.8 7.8 2 4* ___
Emotion 16 1-5 2.2 1.1 0.9 0.7 88.3 97.6 86,6 13.8 7 −2/+2 9
Coping 22 1-5 2.5 1.2 0.5 −0.2 89.1 96.0 86,2 7.9 11 −1 10
Beliefs 16 1-5 2.0 1.2 1.0 0.3 84.6 97.4 73.1 6.3 12 0 4
Treatment 34 1-5 2.4 1.2 0.7 1.1 86.7 96.1 85.3 5.8 19 0 15
Total 124             53
  1. Scale descriptive data (first 6 columns), respondent feedback (%) on relevance, clarity, importance and need to reword items (next 4 columns), number of items rejected and moved (next 2 columns); number of items retained for field test (last column). Child and parent feedback combined (n=98 – 190) Domain “Future” was moved to parent version.