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Table 7 Construct validity of the Thai version of the PedsQL™ 3.0 DMD Module, known-groups method comparing patients receiving steroids to patients not receiving steroids

From: Reliability and validity of the Thai version of the Pediatric Quality of Life inventory™ 3.0 Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy module in Thai children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Scale (# items) Steroid use No steroid use P Difference (95% CI)
Mean SD Mean SD  
Child self-report (N = 33) (N = 12)   
 Total (18) 62.26 16.75 49.37 17.81 0.03 12.95 (1.38, 24.53)
 Daily Activities (5) 57.42 23.29 38.33 20.26 0.02 19.09 (3.76, 34.42)
 Treatment Barriers (4) 69.57 21.77 49.48 22.37 0.01 20.09 (5.19, 35.00)
 Worry (6) 65.78 23.98 56.25 26.56 0.26 9.53 (−7.23, 26.30)
 Communication (3) 53.54 28.26 53.47 21.75 0.99 0.06 (−18.12, 18.25)
Parent proxy report (N = 39) (N = 16)   
 Total (18) 64.74 19.82 50.43 19.22 0.02 14.31 (2.61, 26.01)
 Daily Activities (5) 58.21 25.27 36.56 22.41 < 0.01 21.64 (7.05, 36.23)
 Treatment Barriers (4) 70.19 22.51 55.86 24.52 0.04 14.33 (0.58, 28.09)
 Worry (6) 63.03 24.28 53.13 19.09 0.15 9.91 (−3.75, 23.56)
 Communication (3) 71.79 33.26 60.94 29.14 0.26 10.86 (−8.28, 30.00)