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Table 5 Differences in self-reported HRQOL between age groups: 7-12 years (n = 87) and 13-16 years (n = 83), pooled data

From: Psychometric properties of the DISABKIDS Chronic Generic Module (DCGM-37) when used in children undergoing treatment for cancer

  7-12 years 13-16 years   
DCGM-37 dimensions Mean a (SD) Mean a (SD) P ES b
Independence 57.8 (19.5) 63.2 (19.2) ns 0.28
Physical Limitation 50.0 (18.7) 56.3 (20.0) < 0.05 0.33
Emotion 57.8 (19.9) 59.3 (20.0) ns 0.08
Social Exclusion 68.9 (17.7) 68.1 (17.8) ns 0.05
Social Inclusion 59.8 (16.7) 64.2 (17.8) ns 0.25
Treatment 60.3 (26.0) 67.9 (25.1) ns 0.30
  1. a Scores range from 0 to 100, higher scores represent a better HRQOL Differences tested by student's unpaired t-test.
  2. bEffect size
  3. ns, non-significant