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Table 3 Comparison of healthy population PedsQL™ scores with neighboring countries

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

Publication Our Study Felder-Puig et al. [20] Berkes et al. [27] Trapanotto et al. [28] Jović et al. [29]
Region Maribor, Slovenia Vienna, Austria Debrecen, Hungary Padua, Italy Zadar, Zagreb, Osijek and Split in Croatia
Sample Characteristics 99 Self- and 100 parent proxy-reports; ages 6 to 15 yr.; 46.5% boys, 53.5% girls 1412 children aged 8-12 yr.; 51.0% boys, 49.0% girls 366 Self- and 519 parent proxy-reports, ages 2-18 yr.; 55.5% boys, 44.5% girls 51 self- and 66 parent proxy-reports, aged 2-18 yr.; 21.2% boys, 78.8% girls 152 primary school children; 39.5% boys, 60.5% girls
Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Patient sample
 Total Score 84.66 (11.00) 81.9 (12.6) 79.33 (12.35) 79.31 (10.00) NA
 Psychosocial Health 82.41 (12.81) 79.9 (14.1) 77.29 (13.39) 77.68 (10.56) NA
 Physical Functioning 91.41 (8.03) 87.8 (11.9) 83.12 (14.23) 82.54 (12.17) 77.85 (NA)
 Emotional Functioning 79.24 (16.39) 76.9 (18.1) 72.10 (17.80) 72.16 (15.40) 68.08 (NA)
 Social Functioning 86.67 (14.05) 82.6 (17.3) 83.81 (61.10) 80.98 (14.35) 90.47 (NA)
 School Functioning 81.31 (16.28) 80.0 (16.7) 75.84 (16.65) 79.70 (12.58) 76.51 (NA)
Control sample
 Total Score 84.14 (11.00) 84.9 (10.5) 78.85 (13.18) 81.74 (11.21) NA
 Psychosocial Health 82.15 (11.79) 83.1 (11.6) 77.33 (13.69) 81.08 (11.63) NA
 Physical Functioning 90.11 (12.37) 90.6 (10.6) 81.03 (15.88) 82.99 (13.41) NA
 Emotional Functioning 78.4 (19.94) 79.4 (15.5) 71.79 (16.76) 75.53 (14.00) NA
 Social Functioning 86.09 (14.52) 88.1 (14.0) 84.45 (16.31) 83.79 (17.84) NA
 School Functioning 81.95 (15.79) 81.7 (14.2) 77.01 (16.93) 84.32 (13.67) NA
  1. NA Data not available, yr. years, SD standard deviation