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Table 3 Reliable change analyses for pediatric quality of life multidimensional fatigue scale by gender and BMI SDS

From: Pediatric quality of life multidimensional fatigue scale (PedsQL-MFS) detects the effects of a 3-week Inpatient body weight reduction program for children and adolescents with obesity

  Group/subgroup PedsQL-MFS total (%) PedsQL-MFS sleep-rest (%) PedsQL-MFS general (%) PedsQL-MFS cognitive (%)
Reliable improvement Male 13.9 16.7 13.9 8.3
Female 34.4 23.4 28.1 14.1
Total 27.0 21.0 23.0 12.0
BMI SDS ≥ 3 25.5 23.6 23.6 9.1
BMI SDS < 3 28.9 17.8 22.0 15.6
No reliable change Male 83.3 80.6 83.3 88.9
Female 62.5 68.8 68.8 84.4
Total 70.0 73.0 74.0 86.0
BMI SDS ≥ 3 70.9 70.9 70.9 87.3
BMI SDS < 3 68.9 75.6 77.0 84.4
Reliable deterioration Male 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8
Female 3.1 7.8 3.1 1.6
Total 3.0 6.0 3.0 2.0
BMI SDS ≥ 3 3.6 5.5 5.5 3.6
BMI SDS < 3 2.2 6.7 0.0 0.0
  1. BM = Body Mass; BMI SDS = Body Mass Index Standard Deviation Scores