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Table 5 TACQOL-CF 12–15. Mean HRQoL scores for adolescents aged 12–15 years of age that completed one or both questionnaires (mean ± sd)

From: Quality of life in children three and nine months after discharge from a paediatric intensive care unit: a prospective cohort study

  3 months after discharge (n = 15) Effect size (d) P Value 9 months after discharge (n = 14) Effect size (d) P Value Normative data
Physical functioning 22.9 ± 6.2 0.1 0.6 23.3 ± 6.1 0.07 1.0 23.7 ± 5.4
Motor functioning 24.7 ± 5.2* 1.6 0.001 26.8 ± 6.7 0.9 0.02 29.8 ± 3.2
Cognitive functioning 27.9 ± 3.8 0.1 1.0 28.5 ± 2.3 0.2 0.7 27.6 ± 4.1
Peers 30.5 ± 2.7 0.2 0,2 30.7 ± 2.6 0.1 0.2 31.1 ± 2.9
Positive emotions 11.8 ± 3.4 0.4 0.09 12.3 ± 2.4 0.2 0.1 13.0 ± 2.8
Negative emotions 10.4 ± 3.6 0.5 0.4 12.2 ± 3.5 0.2 0.8 11.6 ± 2.6
  1. * p < 0.005 whole group versus normative data.
  2. High scores represent a better HRQoL