Table 4

CHQ results at Time 1 – Comparison to normative sample
CHQ Scales Study sample – mean (SD) Normative sample – mean (SD) P values (ES*) 95% confidence interval of the difference
Family Cohesion (FC) 71.9 (22.0) 72.3 (21.6) 0.68 (0.018) -2.5 to 1.6
Physical Functioning (PF) 65.4 (32.6) 96.1 (13.9 0.0001 (1.22) -33.8 to -27.6
Role/Social Emotional/Behavioral (REB) 72.4 (33.0) 92.5 (18.6) 0.0001 (0.75) -23.2 to -16.9
Role/Social Physical (RP) 68.6 (34.9) 93.6 (18.6) 0.0001 (0.89) -28.3 to -21.6
Bodily Pain and Discomfort Scale (BP) 70.3 (25.8) 81.7 (19.0) 0.0001 (0.5) -13.8 to -8.9
Behavior Scale (BE) 67.7 (18.3) 75.6 (16.7) 0.0001 (0.45) -9.6 to -6.1
Mental Health Scale (MH) 69.2 (14.2) 78.5 (13.2) 0.0001 (0.67) -10.6 to -7.9
Self Esteem Scale (SE) 70.0 (18.8) 79.8 (17.5) 0.0001 (0.53) -11.6 to -8.0
General Health Perceptions Scale (GH) 60.9 (21.0) 73.0 (17.3) 0.0001 (0.62) -14.1 to -10.1
Emotional Impact on Parent Scale (PE) 53.4 (26.1) 80.3 (19.1) 0.0001 (1.17) -29.4 to -24.4
Parental Impact Time Scale (PT) 70.1 (23.3) 87.8 (19.9) 0.0001 (0.81) -20.3 to -15.0
Family Activities (FA) 68.0 (23.3) 89.7 (18.6) 0.0001 (1.02) -23.9 to -19.4

*ES was calculated using Cohen’s d; small effect = .2 to 0.49; Moderate = .50 to .79; Large ≥ .8.

Law et al.

Law et al. BMC Pediatrics 2014 14:26   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-14-26

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