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Table 9 QoLISSY child self reported scales score: means, standard deviations and differences by degree of short stature

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

Degree of short stature (SDS height)
  Upper group Mid group Lower group F df p
0 to −1.49 SD 1.5 to −2.49 SD ≤ −2.5 SD
M SD M SD M SD
Physical 86.68 13.34 70.62 23.35 58.02 22.72 31.81 244 <.001
Social 85.45 17.08 68.75 23.12 59.37 20.25 27.34 244 <.001
Emotional 84.65 17.08 68.61 24.44 61.02 22.12 20.95 244 <.001
Coping 53.65 25.19 55.02 23.07 59.99 16.99 1.28 235 .279
Beliefs 76.92 26.48 68.08 29.51 59.08 27.70 6.29 242 .002
Treatment 58.50 18.46 49.96 24.43 54.91 17.88 2.32 134 .102
QoLISSY total score 85.59 13.90 69.33 21.67 59.47 19.60 32.04 244 <.001
  1. M: mean; SD: standard deviation F: F-value; df: degrees of freedom; p: significance level.
  2. QoLISSY total score is sum of Physical, Social and Emotional domains.