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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Determinants of agreement between self-reported and parent-assessed quality of life for children in Germany-results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS)

  Girls Boys Total
  N = 3293 N = 3179 N = 6472
  % 95%-CI % 95%-CI % 95%-CI
Age group (in years)       
   11-13 39.9 (38.9-40.8) 39.9 (38.9-40.9) 39.9 (39.0-40.8)
   14-17 60.1 (59.2-61.1) 60.1 (59.1-61.1) 60.1 (59.2-61.0)
Respondent       
   mother 85.2 (83.4-86.7) 82.0 (80.3-83.5) 83.5 (82.3-84.7)
   father 9.2 (8.0-10.7) 12.4 (11.0-13.9) 10.8 (9.9-11.9)
   mother and father 4.6 (3.8-5.6) 4.9 (4.1-5.7) 4.8 (4.2-5.4)
Region of residence       
   East 18.6 (14.0-24.3) 18.5 (13.9-24.1) 18.5 (14.0-24.2)
Migrant background       
   Yes 15.2 (13.3-17.4) 15.1 (13.0-17.4) 15.2 (13.3-17.4)
Social status       
   Low 26.9 (25.0-28.8) 26.9 (24.9-28.9) 26.0 (24.0-28.0)
   Intermediate 47.7 (45.6-49.9) 47.2 (45.2-49.2) 25.4 (23.4-27.6)
   Upper 47.5 (46.0-48.9) 26.0 (24.0-28.0) 25.7 (24.0-27.4)
Family Climate       
   Borderline 8.2 (7.5-9.0) 6.9 (6.0-7.9) 9.6 (8.5-10.8)
   In deficit 12.3 (11.4-13.3) 12.0 (10.8-13.3) 12.6 (11.3-14.1)
Parent rated total SDQ       
   Borderline 5.5 (4.5-6.6) 7.8 (6.7-9.1) 6.7 (5.9-7.5)
   Abnormal 5.4 (4.5-6.4) 8.5 (7.4-9.7) 7.0 (6.3-7.7)
Parent rated health status       
   Very good/good 92.2 (91.0-93.2) 91.6 (90.4-92.6) 91.9 (91.1-92.6)
   moderate 7.5 (6.5-8.6) 8.1 (7.1-9.3) 7.8 (7.1-8.6)
   Bad/very bad 0.4 (0.2-0.8) 0.3 (0.2-0.7) 0.3 (0.2-0.6)
CSHCN-Screener       
   Positive 14.7 (13.2-16.4) 16.6 (15.4-18.0) 15.7 (14.7-16.7)
Pain (last 3 month)       
   Yes 77.5 (76.3-78.6) 71.6 (69.8-73.2) 83.6 (82.1-85.1)
  1. CI: confidence interval