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Table 5 Estimation of the impact of undesirable events on health related quality of life (KIDSCREEN-10 score)

From: Impact of recent life events on the health related quality of life of adolescents and youths: the role of gender and life events typologies in a follow-up study

Total LCUs of undesirable events (previous 12 months) % of participants Adjusted estimate (SD) effect on overall HRQoL*   Mean change on KS-10 Overall score Example of LEs combination
   Boys Girls P-value* Boys Girls  
113 16.3% -0.024 (0.008) -0.019 (0.008) 0.33 -2.72 -2.14 Breaking up with a boyfriend/girlfriend (39 LCUs)
Failing a grade in school (74 LCUs)
165 9% -0.024 (0.008) -0.019 (0.008) 0.33 -3.96 -3.13 Breaking up with a boyfriend/girlfriend (39 LCUs)
Failing a grade in school (74 LCUs)
Hospitalization of a parent (52 LCUs)
235 4.3% -0.024 (0.008) -0.019 (0.008) 0.33 -5.64 -4.46 Breaking up with a boyfriend/girlfriend (39 LCUs)
Failing a grade in school (74 LCUs)
Hospitalization of a parent (52 LCUs)
Divorce of your parents (70 LCUs)
281 2.9% -0.024 (0.008) -0.019 (0.008) 0.33 -6.74 -5.33 Breaking up with a boyfriend/girlfriend (39 LCUs)
Failing a grade in school (74 LCUs)
Hospitalization of a parent (52 LCUs)
Divorce of your parents (70 LCUs)
Loss of a job by your father or mother (46 LCUs)
  1. * P-value comparing coefficients among boys and girls