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Table 3 Mean score of PedsQLTM of adolescents with SCD as assessed by adolescents andcaretakers

From: Health-related quality of life of adolescents with sickle cell disease in sub-Saharan Africa: a cross-sectional study

Variables N Child
Means(±SD)
N Caretaker Means(±SD) Mean
Diff.
p
Total score   62.98(14.5)   63.24(15.9) −0.26 0.667
Physical functioning 140 57.5 (20.3) 121 52.8 (22.1) 4.7 < 0.001
Emotional functioning 140 61.4 (19.0) 121 67.2 (20.9) −5.8 0.003
Social functioning 140 74.6 (21.5) 121 73.4 (24.4) 1.2 0.7609
School functioning 140 58.4 (19.9) 121 59.7 (22.5) −1.3 0.7586
Psychosocial HRQoL 140 64.8 (15.9) 121 67.0 (18.6) −1.2 0.1216
  1. Psychosocial HRQoL: includes sum of Emotional, Social and School functioning