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Table 4 Percent of cost at each follow up period, by PedsQL quintile and chronic health condition status (n = 241)

From: Health-related quality of life as a predictor of pediatric healthcare costs: A two-year prospective cohort analysis

  PedsQL Physical Functioning Quintile
  Lowest quintile (N = 51) 2nd quintile (N = 45) 3rd quintile (N = 48) 4th and 5th quintiles (N = 99)
  Chronic Health Condition Chronic Health Condition Chronic Health Condition Chronic Health Condition
  Yes (N = 21) No (N = 30) Yes (N = 18) No (N = 27) Yes (N = 12) No (N = 36) Yes (n = 26) No ( = 73)
% of cost, 6 months 37.43 9.35 26.76 9.30 0.33 6.95 7.59 2.30
% of cost, 12 months 59.16 4.70 20.56 4.54 0.30 3.63 5.25 1.85
% of cost, 24 months 61.74 3.38 22.06 2.86 0.41 2.64 4.87 2.03
  1. Bold = High-risk group