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Table 6 Discriminant validity involving known group analysis for the PedsQL-J

From: Development of the Japanese version of the Minneapolis-Manchester Quality of Life Survey of Health - Adolescent Form (MMQL-AF) and investigation of its reliability and validity

  Children with cancer off therapy (n = 141) Healthy controls (n = 181) t pvalue
PedsQL-J Mean SD Mean SD
Physical functioning 5.15 5.17 2.22 3.76 5.66 < 0.01
Emotional functioning 5.35 4.06 5.27 3.61 .18 ns
Social functioning 2.85 3.50 2.52 2.80 .92 ns
School functioning 4.45 3.10 3.89 2.71 1.69 ns
  1. PedsQL-J: the Japanese version of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory, n: number of individuals, SD: standard deviation, t: t value.