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Table 5 Spearman’s rank correlation between the EQ-5D-Y-5L, EQ VAS and Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ), Self-rated health

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

 Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ)Self-rated health
Emotional symptomsConduct problemsHyperactivity/inattentionPeer problemsProsocial behaviourTotal scoreImpact supplementc 
EQ-5D-Y-5L dimensionsrsrsrsrsrsrsrsrs
Mobility (walking about)0.120.08−0.040.24−0.090.12−0.020.04
Looking after myself0.220.170.140.16−0.020.240.130.12
Doing usual activities0.200.060.040.15−0.020.170.38**0.30*
Having pain or discomfort0.28*0.35*0.130.12−0.060.33*0.100.36**
Feeling worried, sad or unhappy0.61**0.230.34*0.35*0.120.58**0.51**0.57**
EQ VASa−0.36**−0.21−0.46**−0.20−0.04−0.43**b−0.45**−0.70**
  1. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01
  2. an = 51
  3. b = Pearson correlation
  4. cn = 47