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Table 6 Intercorrelations of subscales of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory™ Generic Core Scales and Cardiac Module assessed with Pearson correlation coefficient

From: Measuring health-related quality of life in Hungarian children with heart disease: psychometric properties of the Hungarian version of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory™ 4.0 Generic Core Scales and the Cardiac Module

  Cardiac module
  Heart-problems-symptoms Treatment II Perc. Phys. appearance Treatment anxiety Cognitive problems Communication
Generic core scales       
   Child Self-report       
Total 0.544 0.27 0.45 0.39 0.58 0.46
Physical functioning 0.63 0.29 0.35 0.34 0.46 0.401
Psychosocial functioning 0.41 0.23 0.45 0.37 0.58 0.44
Emotional functioning 0.38 0.24 0.43 0.38 0.47 0.38
Social functioning 0.35 0.13 0.38 0.27 0.45 0.41
School functioning 0.32 0.27 0.35 0.30 0.57 0.34
   Parent Proxy-report       
Total 0.57 0.47 0.40 0.35 0.57 0.45
Physical functioning 0.66 0.33 0.34 0.29 0.43 0.36
Psychosocial functioning 0.43 0.49 0.38 0.34 0.58 0.45
Emotional functioning 0.33 0.45 0.39 0.37 0.41 0.38
Social functioning 0.32 0.37 0.28 0.24 0.44 0.37
School functioning 0.41 0.43 0.26 0.22 0.60 0.37
  1. Effect sizes are designated as small (0.10), medium (0.30) and large (0.50)