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Table 5 Factorial validity of the Japanese version of the PedsQL Infant Scales

From: Reliability and validity of the Japanese version of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory Infant Scales

  N = 145
No. of items per scale Convergent validity (range of correlations) Discriminative validity (range of correlations) Scaling successa Scaling success rateb
Physical functioning 9 0.31–0.72 0.14–0.63 36/36 100.0%
Physical symptoms 10 0.34–0.62 0.17–0.59 32/40 80.0%
Emotional functioning 12 0.35–0.73 0.07–0.60 46/48 95.8%
Social functioning 5 0.67–0.74 0.27–0.61 20/20 100.0%
Cognitive functioning 9 0.55–0.77 0.08–0.64 33/36 91.7%
Physical health summary 19 0.26–0.66 0.16–0.56 17/19 89.5%
Psychosocial health summary 26 0.34–0.70 0.10–0.57 24/26 92.3%
  1. aNumber of convergent correlations significantly higher than discriminant correlations divided by total number of correlations
  2. bScaling success rate is the previous column as a percentage