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Table 3 Spearman correlation of EQ-5D-Y-5L and EQ-5D-Y-3L dimension scores and PedsQL item and sub-scale scores

From: Comparison of the EQ-5D-Y-5L, EQ-5D-Y-3L and PedsQL in children and adolescents

PedsQL EQ-5D-Y-5L EQ-5D-Y-3L
Mob LAM UA P/D WSU Mob LAM UA P/D WSU
Hard to walk; 100 m  − 0.61**  − 0.40**  − 0.54**  − 0.32**  − 0.21**  − 0.61**  − 0.35**  − 0.60**  − 0.26**  − 0.20**
Hard to run  − 0.60**  − 0.35**  − 0.67**  − 0.31**  − 0.21**  − 0.63**  − 0.34**  − 0.67**  − 0.25**  − 0.18**
Hard to participate in sport/exercise  − 0.54**  − 0.34**  − 0.63**  − 0.30**  − 0.20**  − 0.55**  − 0.34**  − 0.65**  − 0.21**  − 0.16**
Hard to lift something heavy  − 0.33**  − 0.34**  − 0.33**  − 0.21**  − 0.10*  − 0.33**  − 0.31**  − 0.32**  − 0.17**  − 0.11*
Hard to bath/shower myself  − 0.35**  − 0.60**  − 0.32**  − 0.21**  − 0.14**  − 0.43**  − 0.52**  − 0.41**  − 0.18**  − 0.16**
Hard to do household chores  − 0.36**  − 0.40**  − 0.35**  − 0.23**  − 0.11*  − 0.35**  − 0.42**  − 0.39**  − 0.20**  − 0.08
Pain or aches  − 0.24**  − 0.23**  − 0.25**  − 0.54**  − 0.24**  − 0.26**  − 0.23**  − 0.29**  − 0.50**  − 0.27**
Low energy levels  − 0.30**  − 0.24**  − 0.36**  − 0.32**  − 0.27**  − 0.32**  − 0.25**  − 0.42**  − 0.31**  − 0.21**
Physical Health Summary Score  − 0.60**  − 0.47**  − 0.62**  − 0.40**  − 0.26**  − 0.61**  − 0.44**  − 0.66**  − 0.36**  − 0.23**
Afraid or scared  − 0.13**  − 0.12**  − 0.10*  − 0.20**  − 0.30**  − 0.12**  − 0.14**  − 0.14**  − 0.17**  − 0.33**
Sad  − 0.04  − 0.02  − 0.05  − 0.05**  − 0.37**  − 0.05  − 0.03  − 0.09*  − 0.18**  − 0.33**
Angry  − 0.01  − 0.05 0.01  − 0.15**  − 0.26** 0.00  − 0.09* 0.00  − 0.20**  − 0.32**
Trouble sleeping  − 0.01  − 0.05  − 0.09*  − 0.22**  − 0.24**  − 0.04  − 0.08  − 0.10*  − 0.20**  − 0.23**
Worry about what will happen to me  − 0.12**  − 0.05  − 0.16**  − 0.23**  − 0.29**  − 0.10*  − 0.06  − 0.20**  − 0.25**  − 0.34**
Emotional sub-score  − 0.11**  − 0.09*  − 0.14**  − 0.28**  − 0.42**  − 0.11*  − 0.13**  − 0.18**  − 0.29**  − 0.45**
Trouble getting along with other kids/teenagers  − 0.15**  − 0.04  − 0.15**  − 0.13**  − 0.16**  − 0.09*  − 0.10*  − 0.13**  − 0.11*  − 0.15**
Other kids/teenagers do not what to be my friend  − 0.15**  − 0.14**  − 0.20**  − 0.18**  − 0.22**  − 0.09*  − 0.19**  − 0.17**  − 0.17**  − 0.22**
Other kids/teenagers tease me  − 0.18**  − 0.18**  − 0.16**  − 0.18**  − 0.21**  − 0.14**  − 0.21**  − 0.16**  − 0.21**  − 0.21**
Cannot do things others my age can do  − 0.42**  − 0.36**  − 0.45**  − 0.23**  − 0.20**  − 0.43**  − 0.34**  − 0.49**  − 0.21**  − 0.17**
Hard to keep up with others  − 0.48**  − 0.33**  − 0.51**  − 0.20**  − 0.14**  − 0.44**  − 0.36**  − 0.51**  − 0.17**  − 0.10*
Social sub-score  − 0.42**  − 0.33**  − 0.46**  − 0.26**  − 0.27**  − 0.39**  − 0.36**  − 0.46**  − 0.25**  − 0.24**
Hard to pay attention in class 0.04  − 0.06  − 0.05  − 0.10*  − 0.22** 0.05  − 0.08  − 0.09*  − 0.11**  − 0.19**
Forget things  − 0.01  − 0.07  − 0.07  − 0.10*  − 0.16**  − 0.05  − 0.13**  − 0.12**  − 0.09*  − 0.14**
Trouble keeping up with my schoolwork  − 0.05  − 0.15**  − 0.16**  − 0.14**  − 0.20**  − 0.09*  − 0.14**  − 0.20**  − 0.11*  − 0.17**
Miss school because of not feeling well  − 0.29**  − 0.21**  − 0.35**  − 0.32**  − 0.17**  − 0.33**  − 0.24**  − 0.36**  − 0.25**  − 0.15**
Miss school to go doctor or hospital  − 0.44**  − 0.29**  − 0.43**  − 0.31**  − 0.15**  − 0.44**  − 0.27**  − 0.43**  − 0.21**  − 0.11*
School sub-score  − 0.23**  − 0.22**  − 0.32**  − 0.26**  − 0.27**  − 0.26**  − 0.26**  − 0.36**  − 0.21**  − 0.23**
  1. n = 533, *p < 0.05 and **p < 0.001 (2-tailed). Cells shaded in grey have a moderate association > 0.30, correlations are negative as a higher PedsQL score indicates a better HRQoL. 1 PedsQL score not computed as > 50% missing data and 16 respondents did not complete the PedsQL Mob mobility; LAM looking after myself, UA usual activities, P/D pain or discomfort, WSU worried, sad or unhappy, VAS Visual Analogue Scale