Table 1

Overview of the published psychometric properties for each of the included scales
Questionnaire or scale Validity Reliability
Content Criterion Construct Internal consistency (Cronbach’s alpha) Repeatability
Convergent Discriminant Factor analysis Test- retest Inter-rater
(ICC) (Correlation)
CHQ
Parent report + +* +* +* +* 0.60-0.93* 0.49-0.78* (at 2 weeks)
0.47-0.82* (at 6 weeks)a
0.42-0.64*
Adolescent report + +* +* +* +* 0.79-0.90*
ITQOL + + - + - 0.73-0.92 0.42-0.82 -
SDQ
Parent report + +* - + +* 0.67-0.80* 0.61-0.77* (at 1 year)
0.59-0.82* 0.52-0.85* (at 2 weeks)
0.32-0.46*
0.59-0.75* (11+) 0.66-0.82* (at 2 weeks)
Child report + - - - - 0.55-0.73* (<11)
BSS
Adult report + - - - - 0.74 - -
Child report + - - - - 0.79 - -
K10 + +* - - +* 0.92* 0.8123* N/A

+ Psychometric property tested/identified.

- Psychometric property not tested/not identified.

N/A Psychometric property not applicable.

* Australian data.

a Excludes physical functioning (0.05) and role-social physical (0.08).

Crouch et al.

Crouch et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:646   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-646

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