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Table 3 Hierarchical regression model explaining the extent of parent-child discrepancies

From: Explaining parent-child (dis)agreement in generic and short stature-specific health-related quality of life reports: do family and social relationships matter?

  Absolute parent-child discrepancies
Generic HrQoL
R 2 = .25; F (9, 59) = 2.22*
Condition-specific HrQoL
R 2 = .29; F (9, 60) = 2.78**
First step: R 2 = .06; F (5, 63) = 0.74 R 2 = .13; F (5, 64) = 1.88
Sociodemographic and clinical variables B (SE) t B (SE) t
Children’s sex a 0.48 (1.83) 0.26 −0.99 (2.37) −0.42
Children’s age group b −2.12 (2.07) −1.03 −2.29 (2.69) −0.85
Diagnosis c −4.10 (2.20) −1.87 1.74 (2.87) 0.61
GH treatment d 2.67 (3.00) 0.89 6.15 (3.78) 1.63
Current height deviation e −0.04 (2.04) −0.02 −3.37 (2.66) −1.27
Second step: R 2 = .20; F (4, 59) = 3.89** R 2 = .17; F (4, 60) = 3.54*
Psychosocial variables B (SE) t B (SE) t
Children’s sex a −0.30 (1.76) −0.17 −2.09 (2.30) −0.91
Children’s age group b −1.08 (2.00) −0.54 −0.48 (2.61) −0.18
Diagnosis c −6.04 (2.24) −2.70** −2.49 (2.95) −0.85
GH treatment d 2.59 (2.77) 0.94 6.75 (3.52) 1.92
Current height deviation e −0.70 (2.02) −0.35 −1.89 (2.64) −0.72
parent-child relationships (child’s view) 0.27 (0.34) 0.79 0.01 (0.44) 0.01
parent-child relationships (parent’s view) −1.19 (0.44) −2.71** −0.03 (0.58) −0.05
Children’s social support 1.16 (0.50) 2.30* 1.12 (0.65) 1.71
Parental burden −0.05 (0.33) −1.48 −0.14 (0.04) −3.28**
  1. ** p < .01, two-tailed. * p < .05, two-tailed
  2. a Reference group: 0 = female; b Reference group: 0 = children 8–12 years-old; c Reference group: 0 = growth hormone deficiency; d Reference group: 0 = be receiving/have received GH treatment; e Reference group: 0 = height deviation above -2 SD (achieved normal height)