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Table 4 Multinomial logistic regression model explaining the direction 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?

  Directional parent-child discrepancies
Generic HrQoL
R 2 = .38(Cox & Snell); .43 (Nagelkerke)
Model χ 2 (18) = 32.83*
Condition-specific HrQoL
R 2 = .37(Cox & Snell); .46 (Nagelkerke) Model χ 2 (18) = 32.81*
Child-report > Parent-report vs. Agreement B (SE) OR (95 % CI) B (SE) OR (95 % CI)
Children’s sex a 0.60 (0.70) 1.83 (0.47/7.16) 1.22 (0.78) 3.39 (0.76/15.20)
Children’s age group b 1.38 (0.76) 3.97 (0.90/17.51) 0.46 (0.83) 1.58 (0.31/7.96)
Diagnosis c 1.40 (0.92) 4.05 (0.67/24.64) 0.66 (0.95) 1.94 (0.30/12.35)
GH treatment d −1.11 (1.08) 0.33 (0.04/2.75) 0.43 (1.02) 1.54 (0.21/11.28)
Current height deviation e 0.58 (0.73) 1.78 (0.42/7.49) 0.51 (0.76) 1.67 (0.37/7.46)
parent-child relationships (child’s view) 0.11 (0.13) 1.11 (0.86/1.44) 0.16 (0.14) 1.17 (0.89/1.53)
parent-child relationships (parent’s view) −0.29 (0.18) 0.75 (0.53/1.07) −0.23 (0.17) 0.79 (0.57/1.10)
Children’s social support 0.37 (0.21) 1.44 (0.96/2.15) 0.24 (0.22) 1.27 (0.82/1.97)
Parental burden −0.01 (0.01) 0.99 (0.96/1.01) −0.04 (0.01) 0.96 (0.93/0.98)**
Child-report < Parent-report vs. Agreement B (SE) OR (95 % CI) B (SE) OR (95 % CI)
Children’s sex a −1.44 (0.85) 0.24 (0.04/1.26) −0.68 (1.38) 0.51 (0.03/7.54)
Children’s age group b −0.94 (1.02) 0.39 (0.05/2.89) −1.00 (1.34) 0.37 (0.03/5.09)
Diagnosis c 1.37 (1.08) 3.95 (0.47/32.87) 1.10 (1.63) 3.00 (0.12/73.57)
GH treatment d −1.65 (1.37) 0.19 (0.01/2.83) −1.70 (1.90) 0.18 (0.01/7.57)
Current height deviation e −1.30 (1.07) 0.27 (0.03/2.24) 0.71 (1.40) 2.04 (0.12/31.67)
parent-child relationships (child’s view) −0.21 (0.16) 0.81 (0.60/1.11) 0.08 (0.21) 1.08 (0.71/1.64)
parent-child relationships (parent’s view) 0.12 (0.23) 1.13 (0.72/1.76) 0.04 (0.33) 1.04 (0.55/1.97)
Children’s social support 0.13 (0.24) 1.14 (0.72/1.81) 0.89 (0.34) 2.43 (1.24/4.75)**
Parental burden −0.01 (0.02) 0.99 (0.96/1.02) 0.01 (0.03) 1.00 (0.96/1.06)
  1. * p < .05, two-tailed. ** p < .01, 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)