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Table 2 Concordance of child self- and parent proxy-reports

From: Health-related quality of life in paediatric arterial hypertension: a cross-sectional study

  Child self-report Parent proxy-report  
Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Pearson’s r
Patient sample (N = 69)
 Total Score 77.85 (14.63) 77.66 (13.99) 0.79*
 Psychosocial Health 76.51 (14.90) 76.79 (14.52) 0.75*
 Physical Functioning 81.87 (17.93) 80.26 (15.66) 0.78*
 Emotional Functioning 71.74 (18.27) 70.91 (17.07) 0.62
 Social Functioning 81.88 (18.79) 82.30 (18.88) 0.78*
 School Functioning 75.89 (19.18) 77.17 (16.66) 0.65
Control sample (N = 98)
 Total Score 84.90 (10.79) 84.44 (10.63) 0.79*
 Psychosocial Health 82.69 (12.57) 82.38 (11.66) 0.80*
 Physical Functioning 91.55 (7.95) 90.61 (11.11) 0.56
 Emotional Functioning 79.69 (15.84) 78.62 (14.90) 0.75*
 Social Functioning 86.79 (14.07) 86.21 (14.62) 0.71*
 School Functioning 81.58 (16.14) 82.30 (15.50) 0.69
  1. *Pearson’s r showing a strong correlation (> 0.7) between the patient and control sample, p < .001 for all values of Pearson’s r
  2. SD standard deviation