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Table 8 Convergent and discriminative 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 = 43
PedsQL Generic Core Scales Toddler Version
Physical functioning (Cronbach’s α = 0.72) Emotional functioning (Cronbach’s α = 0.82) Social functioning (Cronbach’s α = 0.83)
PedsQL Infant Scales Physical functioning 0.94*** 0.61** 0.32
  Physical symptoms 0.64** 0.63** 0.26
  Emotional functioning 0.73** 0.83*** 0.40*
  Social functioning 0.43 0.53** 0.44*
  1. Correlation coefficients divided by Cronbach’s α of each subscale on PedsQL Generic Core Scales Toddler Version calculated in the present study
  2. *P < 0.05. **P < 0.01. ***P < 0.001