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Table 3 One-way ANOVA comparing chronically ill and healthy children: self and proxy-report

From: Measurement properties of the UK-English version of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory™ 4.0 (PedsQL™) generic core scales

Scale Self-report Proxy-report
  N Mean (sd) df F N Mean (sd) df F
Total Score    4,1393 23.84    4,965 41.07
Asthma 99 75.31(16.90) ***    74 71.79(17.53)***   
Diabetes 124 82.46(12.76)    103 77.54(12.21) ***   
Cancer 66 75.68(15.40) ***    61 70.96(17.06) ***   
IBD 76 74.18(14.66) ***    67 72.65(17.62) ***   
Healthy 1033 83.89(11.84)    665 84.61(11.19)   
Physical Health    4,1392 41.60    4,964 46.87
Asthma 99 76.14(19.10)***    75 73.36(20.60) ***   
Diabetes 124 84.75(13.65)**    103 82.97(13.67) ***   
Cancer 66 78.10(17.64) ***    61 75.04(18.79) ***   
IBD 76 75.08(18.21) ***    67 71.54(21.98) ***   
Healthy 1032 88.51(11.62)    665 89.06(12.27)   
Psychosocial Health    4,1393 14.53    4,964 28.16
Asthma 99 74.9(17.48) ***    74 71.20(17.95) ***   
Diabetes 124 81.24(13.77)    103 74.62(13.27) ***   
Cancer 66 74.37(15.85) ***    61 68.83(17.92) ***   
IBD 76 73.64(14.35) ***    67 73.21(17.43) ***   
Healthy 1033 81.84(13.21)    664 82.21(12.67)   
Emotional functioning    4,1393 9.85    4,962 23.24
Asthma 99 70.66(20.06) ***    74 67.23(21.20) ***   
Diabetes 124 78.85(18.28)    102 66.01(17.80) ***   
Cancer 66 73.56(18.39) *    61 68.36(18.04) ***   
IBD 76 68.11(18.90) ***    67 67.26(21.41) ***   
Healthy 1033 78.49(17.94)    663 78.28(15.54)   
Social functioning    4,1393 5.89    4,964 14.09
Asthma 99 81.76(21.35) ***    74 76.96(21.69) ***   
Diabetes 124 89.15(13.91)    103 85.28(15.98)   
Cancer 66 81.27(18.36) **    61 73.28(22.93) ***   
IBD 76 83.82(16.61)    67 82.12(18.09) *   
Healthy 1033 87.65(16.46)    664 86.82(15.42)   
School functioning    4,1386 14.12    4,960 26.90
Asthma 99 72.37(19.62) ***    74 69.02(22.55) ***   
Diabetes 124 77.70(17.39)    103 72.62(17.64) ***   
Cancer 63 67.38(20.36) ***    58 63.45(21.71) ***   
IBD 73 69.52(17.28) ***    66 70.46(20.95) ***   
Healthy 1032 78.87(15.89)    664 81.52(16.09)   
  1. * Denotes difference from healthy children at p < 0.05
  2. * *Denotes difference from healthy children at p < 0.01
  3. * **Denotes difference from healthy children at p < 0.001