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Table 1 Hypothesised correlations between the EQ-5D-Y-5L dimensions, EQ VAS score, SDQ and the Self-rated health question

From: EQ-5D-Y-5L as a patient-reported outcome measure in psychiatric inpatient care for children and adolescents – a cross-sectional study

Construct validityEQ-5D-Y-5LSDQSelf-rated healthHypothesised strengths of correlationsa
ConvergentMobility Self-rated healthmoderate
Looking after myselfHyperactivity/inattention moderate
Looking after myselfEmotional symptoms moderate
Doing usual activitiesImpact supplement moderate−strong
Having pain or discomfortEmotional symptoms moderate−strong
Having pain or discomfortConduct problems moderate−strong
Having pain or discomfortSDQ total score moderate
Feeling worried, sad or unhappyEmotional symptoms moderate−strong
Feeling worried, sad or unhappySDQ total score moderate
Feeling worried, sad or unhappySDQ impact supplement moderate
EQ VAS Self-rated healthmoderate−strong
EQ VASSDQ total score moderate−strong
EQ VASSDQ impact supplement moderate−strong
DiscriminativeMobilityAll SDQ scales negligible
MobilitySDQ total score negligible
MobilitySDQ impact supplement negligible
All EQ-5D-Y-5 L dimensionsProsocial behaviour negligible−weak
EQ VASProsocial behaviour negligible−weak
  1. aPeasgood T, Bhardwaj A, Biggs K, Brazier JE, Coghill D, Cooper CL, et al. The impact of ADHD on the health and well-being of ADHD children and their siblings. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2016;25(11):1217–31 [45]