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Table 3 Agreement between parents and children in each domain of the EQ5 D Questionnaire using Cohen's Kappa, in both socio-economic groups.

From: How do children at special schools and their parents perceive their HRQoL compared to children at open schools?

Domain Child/mother Kappa
Open Schools
  Child/mother Kappa
Special School
 
"Mobility" K = 0.15
Slight Agreement
6.2% Child More
.5% Adult More
K = .60
Moderate Agreement
5.3% Child More
10.5.% Adult Morr
"Looking after myself" K = 0.08
Slight Agreement
3.2% Child More
5.3.% Adult More
K = .33
Fair Agreement
1.8% Child More
17.5.% Adult More
"Doing usual activities" K = 0.01
Slight Agreement
10.5% Child More
6.4% Adult More
K = .34
Fair Agreement
1.8% Child More
17.5% Adult More
"Having pain or discomfort" K = 0.20
Slight Agreement
19.4% Child More
11.7% Adult More
K = .41
Moderate Agreement
5.3% Child More
15.8% Adult More
"Feeling worried, sad or unhappy" K = 0.21
Fair Agreement
15.1% Child More
16.8% Adult More
K = .22
Fair Agreement
8.8% Child More
17.5% Adult More
  1. ("Some" and "Lots of Problems" were collapsed into a problem category). The second columns indicate the % of child and adult respondents who reported more problems than the other member of the dyad.