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Table 2 Subscale Descriptives and Construct Validity of the FIM in Parents of Children with asthma and Parents of children with Heart Disease

From: The Chinese version of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory™ (PedsQL™) Family Impact Module: cross-cultural adaptation and psychometric evaluation

  Parents of Asthma children Parents of Heart Disease Children Z p
Scale N Median (Q L ,Q U ) %Floor/%Ceiling N Median (Q L ,Q U ) %Floor/%Ceiling   
Total Score 136 79.17 (65.28, 89.58) 2.66/50.76 264 71.88 (57.12, 86.81) 3.45/37.71 -2.757 0.006
Parent HRQOL Summary Score 136 78.13 (64.06, 92.50) 1.95/48.79 264 73.75 (57.81, 88.75) 2.44/38.66 -1.661 0.097
   Physical Functioning 136 75.00 (58.33, 94.79) 2.08/44.49 264 75.00 (58.33, 91.67) 2.02/38.26 -0.626 0.531
   Emotional Functioning 136 80.00 (60.00, 95.00) 1.62/48.53 264 75.00 (55.00, 90.00) 2.80/37.88 -2.409 0.016
   Social Functioning 136 81.25 (62.50, 100.00) 3.86/55.14 264 75.00 (56.25, 93.75) 4.37/39.77 -2.594 0.009
   Cognitive Functioning 136 80.00 (60.00, 100.00) 0.59/49.12 264 75.00 (60.00, 95.00) 1.06/39.02 -0.926 0.355
Communication 136 100.00 (75.00, 100.00) 0.26/69.36 264 75.00 (58.33, 100.00) 2.78/41.29 -5.897 <0.001
Worry 136 70.00 (46.25, 83.75) 8.09/39.85 264 60.00 (45.00, 78.75) 9.32/25.68 -2.767 0.006
Family Functioning Summary Score 136 82.81 (71.88, 93.75) 1.93/55.51 264 75.00 (59.38, 93.75) 2.56/41.52 -2.536 0.011
   Daily Activities 136 66.67 (50.00, 83.33) 4.41/39.71 264 66.67 (50.00, 91.67) 3.28/31.94 -0.466 0.641
   Family Relationships 136 95.00 (75.00, 100.00) 0.44/65.00 264 80.00 (65.00, 100.00) 2.12/47.27 -3.498 <0.001
  1. QL = lower quartile; QU = upper quartile; %Floor/%Ceiling = percentage of scores at the extremes of the scaling range