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Table 2 Scale descriptives for PedsQL™ Family Impact Module: Comparisons across CCH and REACH samples

From: The PedsQL™ Family Impact Module: Preliminary reliability and validity

   CCH Sample REACH Sample   
Scale # Items N Mean SD N Mean SD Difference Effect Size
Total Impact Score 36 12 81.00 17.06 11 62.49 17.26 18.51** 1.08
Parent HRQOL Summary 20 12 83.75 15.55 11 62.94 19.83 20.81*** 1.17
Physical Functioning 6 12 82.99 17.36 11 53.03 22.83 29.26*** 1.45
Emotional Functioning 5 12 78.33 18.26 11 64.48 26.59 13.85 0.61
Social Functioning 4 12 85.42 17.34 11 61.93 25.99 23.49** 1.07
Cognitive Functioning 5 12 88.75 12.81 11 74.09 18.95 14.66* 0.91
Communication 3 12 73.61 24.58 11 52.15 24.67 21.46* 0.87
Worry 5 12 69.17 21.09 11 56.82 25.52 12.35 0.53
Family Summary 8 12 84.27 20.47 11 68.81 24.11 15.46 0.69
Daily Activities 3 12 85.14 24.75 11 51.89 31.48 33.25*** 1.18
Family Relationships 5 12 83.75 23.07 11 78.95 27.62 4.80 0.19
  1. Note: Higher values equal better health-related quality of life and family functioning. HRQOL = health-related quality of life; CCH = Children's Convalescent Hospital. REACH = outpatient sample.
  2. *p < .05, **p < .02, ***p < .01; equal variances not assumed. Effect sizes are designated as small (.20), medium (.50), and large (.80).