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Table 2 The scores of peds QL4.0 core scales in two HtSDS level 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

  HtSDS < −3 group (n = 27) −3 < HtSDS < −2 group (n = 62) p
  mean ± SD mean ± SD  
Self-report scale
Total scale 74.52 ± 10.82 79.40 ± 9.14 0.031
Physical health 80.17 ± 10.64 84.07 ± 8.35 0.125
psychosocial health 71.17 ± 12.71 76.91 ± 11.05 0.034
Emotional functioning 69.44 ± 13.11 70.48 ± 13.78 0.741
Social functioning 75.56 ±17.56 84.60 ± 17.02 0.025
School functioning 68.52 ±18.49 75.65 ± 13.74 0.047
Parent proxy-report scale
Total scale 75.44 ± 12.22 79.17 ± 10.09 0.140
Physical health 83.68 ± 12.33 86.41 ±12.09 0.336
psychosocial health 71.05 ± 13.95 75.31 ±10.62 0.122
Emotional functioning 67.59 ± 13.82 69.00 ±13.86 0.662
Social functioning 79.81 ± 19.14 85.42 ±17.50 0.183
School functioning 65.74 ± 21.96 71.50 ±13.57 0.138