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Table 1 The scores of peds QL4.0 core scales in three groups

From: Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the pediatric quality of life inventory 4.0 Generic core scales among children with short stature

  NO. of item Short stature group (n = 97) Normal short group (n = 69) Normal group (n = 35) p
   mean ± SD mean ± SD mean ± SD  
Self-report scale
Total scale 23 77.77 ± 9.69 83.50 ± 8.56 87.36 ± 7.23 0.000
Physical health 8 80.09 ± 9.19 87.32 ± 7.97 90.71 ± 7.97 0.000
psychosocial health 15 74.93 ± 11.62 81.50 ± 10.98 85.57 ± 7.80 0.000
Emotional functioning 5 69.79 ± 13.69 73.99 ± 17.42 79.71 ± 14.29 0.009
Social functioning 5 82.58 ± 17.23 91.25 ± 12.47 95.71 ± 7.19 0.006
School functioning 5 72.42 ± 15.16 79.38 ± 17.51 81.29 ± 11.9 0.006
Parent proxy-report scale
Total scale 23 77.62 ± 10.50 82.69 ± 8.35 84.91 ± 9.96 0.001
Physical health 8 85.39 ± 11.88 88.24 ± 9.93 92.23 ± 8.27 0.009
psychosocial health 5 67.16 ± 13.98 72.50 ± 16.47 76.52 ± 18.35 0.010
Emotional functioning 15 73.47 ± 11.53 79.73 ± 10.40 81.01 ± 12.82 0.000
Social functioning 5 84.21 ± 18.02 89.49 ± 14.46 91.06 ± 11.97 0.072
School functioning 5 69.05 ± 16.26 77.21 ± 14.15 75.45 ± 16.32 0.024