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Table 4 Youth self-report scores at baseline and posttreatment

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

Subscale Admission M (SD) Discharge M (SD) Paired-group t-test % Reliably improved
Anxious/depressed 7.44 (5.34) 7.21 (5.27) t(99) = 0.73, p = .469 3
Withdrawn/depressed 5.06 (3.68) 4.92 (3.63) t(99) = 0.54, p = .589 5
Somatic complaints 4.76 (3.36) 4.61 (3.49) t(98) = 0.75, p = .515 4
Social problems 5.25 (3.67) 4.98 (3.53) t(99) = 1.03, p = .305 2
Thought problems 3.89 (3.83) 3.43 (3.36) t(98) = 1.64, p = .104 4
Attention problems 7.08 (3.51) 6.19 (3.42) t(99) = 3.64, p =  < .001 13
Rule-breaking behaviour 4.49 (4.21) 4.85 (3.92) t(99) = -1.11, p = .270 6
Aggressive behaviour 8.65 (5.62) 8.49 (4.85) t(99) = 0.40, p = .688 9
  1. BM = Body mass; BMI SDS = Body mass index standard deviation scores