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Table 6 Significant differences in self-reported HRQOL between children on cancer treatment for Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) (n = 50) and Sarcoma (n = 32), pooled data

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

  ALL Sarcoma   
DCGM-37 dimensions Mean a (SD) Mean a (SD) P ES b
Independence 66.3 (14.9) 44.0 (20.7) < 0.001 1.25
Physical Limitation 56.9 (18.1) 37.4 (16.1) < 0.001 1.14
Emotion 62.6 (18.5) 43.3 (14.2) < 0.001 1.18
Social Exclusion 74.6 (16.7) 52.8 (17.7) < 0.001 1.27
Social Inclusion 62.4 (15.2) 48.3 (14.8) < 0.001 1.22
Treatment 64.2 (23.8) 44.1 (22.3) < 0.001 0.87
  1. a Scores range from 0 to 100, higher scores represent a better HRQOL
  2. Differences tested by student's unpaired t-test
  3. bEffect size