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Table 7 QoLISSY child self-reported scales score: means, standard deviations and group differences by diagnosis

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

Diagnosis
  ISS GHD t df p
M SD M SD
Physical 69.28 23.82 80.12 19.62 4.07 266 <.001
Social 67.57 23.17 80.77 20.26 4.94 266 <.001
Emotional 68.37 24.75 78.98 21.08 3.66 266 <.001
Coping 55.20 21.47 56.21 23.78 .352 255 .725
Beliefs 63.71 28.56 76.95 26.88 3.81 264 <.001
Treatment 56.36 21.84 54.42 20.70 -.544 150 .587
QoLISSY total score 68.41 21.93 79.96 18.66 4.50 266 <.001
  1. ISS: idiopathic short stature; GHD: growth hormone deficiency;
  2. M: mean; SD, standard deviation; t: t-value; df: degrees of freedom.
  3. QoLISSY total score is sum of Physical, Social and Emotional domains.