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Table 3 ICQ Factor Scores by Visita

From: Health-related quality of life, temperament, and eating behavior among formula-fed infants in the Philippines: a pilot study

  Baseline, Day 1
N = 40
Day 42b
N = 39
ICQ Factors   Cronbach’s α   Cronbach’s α
Fussy-difficult (6 item)   0.67   0.74
 Male 15.5 (14.0, 20.0)   15.0 (11.0, 18.0)  
 Female 15.5 (13.0, 19.0)   14.0 (11.0, 17.0)  
 Total 15.5 (13.5, 19.0)   14.0 (11.0, 18.0)  
Unadaptable (4 items) 0.62 0.69
 Male 10.5 (7.0, 14.0)   10.5 (7.0, 12.0)  
 Female 11.5 (7.5, 15.0)   10.0 (7.0, 11.0)c  
 Total 10.5 (7.0, 15.0)   10.0 (7.0, 12.0)c  
Dull (3 items) 0.65 0.29
 Male 10.5 (9.0, 12.0)   9.0 (8.5, 9.5)c  
 Female 11.5 (9.0, 13.5)   9.0 (7.0, 11.0)c  
 Total 11.0 (9.0, 13.0)   9.0 (8.0, 10.0)c  
Unpredictable (3 items) 0.55 0.71
 Male 8.0 (4.0, 9.0)   6.0 (4.5, 8.0)  
 Female 8.0 (6.0, 10.5)   6.0 (5.0, 9.0) c  
 Total 8.0 (6.0, 9.0)   6.0 (5.0, 8.0)c  
  1. aData presented as median (inter-quartile range, Q1, Q3) where lower scores are optimal and higher scores indicate greater expression of the ICQ factor;
  2. bWilcoxon Sign Rank test was used to test for differences in change in median from Day 1 to Day 42 by sex and total;
  3. cSignificant at α level of < 0.05