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Table 4 Known Group Validity of the German CFQ-R, Child and Parent versions: Severity groups - Comparison of mean scores by T-Test

From: Health-related quality of life in children with cystic fibrosis: validation of the German CFQ-R

  CFQ-R Child version CFQ-R Parent version
Dimensions of Health-Related Quality of Life Children with mild disease (n = 88) Children with moderate/severe disease (n = 24) Sign. Children with mild disease (n = 88) Children with moderate/severe disease (n = 24) Sign.
Physical Functioning 79 67 .01 87 72 .002
Energy - -   69 63 ns
Emotional State 78 80 ns 82 76 ns
Social Limitations 60 60 ns - -  
School Performance - -   75 67 ns
Body Image 82 70 .02 74 65 ns
Eating Disturbance 85 80 ns 75 65 ns
Treatment Burden 66 68 ns 58 52 ns
Subj. Health Perception - -   77 65 .01
Respiratory Symptoms 78 68 .01 79 63 <.01
Digestive Symptoms 74 75 ns 72 69 ns
Weight Problems - -   58 49 ns