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Table 5 Known Group Validity of the German CFQ-R, Child and Parent versions: Gender differences - 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 Female patients
(n = 61)
Male patients
(n = 75)
Sign. Female patients
(n = 61)
Male patients
(n = 75)
Sign.
Physical Functioning 73 87 ns 80 85 ns
Energy - -   67 66 ns
Emotional State 74 80 .03 81 80 ns
Social Limitations 62 59 ns - - ns
School Performance - -   75 70 ns
Body Image 78 76 ns 75 67 ns
Eating Disturbance 86 82 ns 75 66 ns
Treatment Burden 62 70 .03 53 54 ns
Subj. Health Perception - -   72 74 ns
Respiratory Symptoms 74 76 ns 72 76 ns
Digestive Symptoms 67 76 .03 72 71 ns
Weight Problems - -   59 52 ns