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Table 4 Summary of concurrent validity with the PedsQL summary and sub-scores, Self-Rated Health and EQ-5D-Y-3L and EQ = 5D-Y-5L LSS and VAS scores with Pearson correlation

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

    PedsQL Self-Rated Health
Total Summary scores  
Physical Psychosocial Psychosocial sub-scores
Emotional Social School
Acute (n = 129) EQ-5D-Y-5L VAS 0.08 0.14 0.08  − 0.04 0.02 0.03 0.41**
LSS  − 0.34**  − 0.51**  − 0.14  − 0.29**  − 0.01  − 0.19*  − 0.33**
EQ-5D-Y-3L LSS  − 0.34**  − 0.46**  − 0.21*  − 0.26**  − 0.03  − 0.21*  − 0.33**
SRH   0.17 0.13 0.16 0.17 0.22** 0.40  
Chronic (n = 198) EQ-5D-Y-5L VAS 0.35** 0.29** 0.36** 0.12 0.25** 0.31** 0.44**
LSS  − 0.54**  − 0.69**  − 0.23**  − 0.39**  − 0.23**  − 0.36**  − 0.33**
EQ-5D-Y-3L LSS  − 0.58**  − 0.73**  − 0.29**  − 0.39**  − 0.25**  − 0.39**  − 0.43**
SRH   0.36** 0.38** 0.28** 0.34** 0.16** 0.16**  
GP (n = 223) EQ-5D-Y-5L VAS 0.37** 0.34** 0.35** 0.21** 0.26** 0.34** 0.67**
LSS  − 0.44**  − 0.38**  − 0.49**  − 0.30**  − 0.21**  − 0.42**  − 0.42**
EQ-5D-Y-3L LSS  − 0.52**  − 0.43**  − 0.54**  − 0.32**  − 0.33**  − 0.50**  − 0.53**
SRH   0.34** 0.30** 0.32** 0.33** 0.13 0.31**  
Total (n = 550) EQ-5D-Y-5L VAS 0.33** 0.37** 0.23** 0.16** 0.25** 0.27** 0.51**
LSS  − 0.55**  − 0.69**  − 0.22**  − 0.44**  − 0.32**  − 0.40**  − 0.39**
EQ-5D-Y-3L LSS  − 0.58**  − 0.69**  − 0.29**  − 0.44**  − 0.34**  − 0.44**  − 0.45**
SRH   0.37** 0.35** 0.33** 0.30** 0.24** 0.24**  
  1. *p < 0.05 and **p < 0.001 level (2-tailed). Cells shaded in grey have a significant moderate association > 0.30, VAS Visual Analogue Scale, LSS Level Sum Score, SRH Self-Rated Health, GP general population