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Table 4 Quality of life scores of child self-report classified by demographic characteristics

From: Factors affecting health-related quality of life in Thai children with thalassemia

   Child self-report
   Total summary score Physical health Psychosocial health Emotional functioning Social functioning School functioning
   Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Age: years (n = 315)
   5-7 n = 63 73.91(11.79) 74.80(16.57) 73.44(13.09) 73.17(19.24) 82.06(17.15) 65.08(16.35)
   8-12 n = 153 75.51(11.34) 77.81(14.82) 74.17(12.57) 75.03(16.36) 81.70(14.77) 66.11(16.41)
   13-18 n = 99 80.22(10.44) 81.09(12.96) 78.99(12.26) 78.99(16.36) 87.88(12.04) 72.42(13.97)
P-value 0.001 0.054 0.003 0.138 0.003 0.003
Gender (n = 314)       
   Male n = 159 78.87(11.31) 78.79(14.77) 75.86(11.15) 77.42(15.54) 83.58(13.63) 66.51(16.71)
   Female n = 155 76.42(11.54) 77.64(14.83) 75.11(14.24) 74.26(17.58) 83.81(15.85) 69.26(15.05)
P-value 0.701 0.460 0.760 0.101 0.434 0.108