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Table 5 Construct Validity of the FIM in Parents of Children with Heart Disease: Comparison between Inpatient and Outpatient Samples

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

Scale Inpatient Sample Outpatient Sample Z p
  N Median (Q L ,Q U ) N Median (Q L ,Q U )   
Total Score 207 68.75 (54.86, 86.11) 57 76.39 (65.28, 91.32) -2.880 0.004
Parent HRQOL Summary Score 207 71.25 (55.00, 88.75) 57 78.75 (67.50, 93.13) -2.549 0.011
   Physical Functioning 207 70.83 (54.17, 91.67) 57 75.00 (66.67, 91.67) -2.355 0.019
   Emotional Functioning 207 70.00 (55.00, 90.00) 57 75.00 (65.00, 95.00) -2.023 0.043
   Social Functioning 207 75.00 (50.00, 87.50) 57 75.00 (62.50, 100.00) -2.183 0.029
   Cognitive Functioning 207 75.00 (55.00, 95.00) 57 80.00 (75.00, 100.00) -2.455 0.014
Communication 207 75.00 (58.33, 100.00) 57 83.33 (70.83, 100.00) -2.542 0.011
Worry 207 55.00 (40.00, 75.00) 57 70.00 (52.50, 85.00) -2.744 0.006
Family Functioning Summary Score 207 71.88 (56.25, 93.75) 57 84.38 (68.75, 95.31) -2.723 0.006
   Daily Activities 207 66.67 (50.00, 83.33) 57 75.00 (58.33, 95.83) -1.800 0.072
   Family Relationships 207 75.00 (60.00, 100.00) 57 95.00 (75.00, 100.00) -2.924 0.003
  1. QL = lower quartile; QU = upper quartile