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Table 2 Outcome measures

From: Impact of a transition education program on health-related quality of life in pediatric patients with congenital heart disease: study design for a randomised controlled trial

Primary outcome
Health-related quality of life score: PedsQL self-questionnaire (version 13–18 years for adolescents and version 18–25 years for young adults)
Secondary outcomes
Proxy version of the PedsQL for parents of adolescents (13–18 years old)
Level of anxiety (STAI self-questionnaire for young adults and the STAI-Children self-questionnaire for adolescents)
Level of depression (BDI self-questionnaire for young adults and CDI self-questionnaire for adolescents)
Level of physical activities (RICCI and GAGNON self-questionnaire)
Cardiopulmonary exercise tests parameters (peak VO2, VAT, VE/VCO2 slope)
Clinical outcomes: NYHA functional class, blood pressure, healthcare usage (primary and secondary care contacts, hospitalisation), and medication
The socio-economic status of the patient and/or the family (only at baseline)
Acceptability of the intervention to participants
Qualitative analysis (sample of patients from the intervention group)
  1. STAI state-trait anxiety inventory, BDI beck depression inventory, CDI Children’s depression inventory, VAT ventilatory anaerobic threshold