Health-related quality of life and ambulation in children with myelomeningocele in a Swedish population
Version of Record online: 19 JUN 2012
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Volume 101, Issue 9, pages 953–956, September 2012
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Bartonek, Å., Saraste, H. and Danielsson, A. (2012), Health-related quality of life and ambulation in children with myelomeningocele in a Swedish population. Acta Paediatrica, 101: 953–956. doi: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2012.02742.x
- Issue online: 3 AUG 2012
- Version of Record online: 19 JUN 2012
- Received 29 February 2012; revised 11 May 2012; accepted 18 May 2012.
Figure S1 Illustration of health-related quality of life asmeasured by the Child Health Questionnaire for all subscalesin the entire group with myelomeningocele and thechildren in the healthy control group (HC) (mean / SD).Swedish norms from Andersson Ga? re et al., Clin Exp Rheumatol2001, healthy controls mean age 12.9 year. For explanationsof subscales, see Table S1.
Figure S2 Health-related quality of life for the componentsummary scores in the entire group with myelomeningoceleand the children in the healthy control group.
Figure S3 Health-related quality of life for all subscales asmeasured by the Child Health Questionnaire in childrenwith myelomeningocele with respect to ambulatory (AMB)and non-ambulatory (Non-AMB) function.
Table S1 Definition of muscle function class, classificationof ambulatory function and the physical and psychosocialdimensions of Child Health Questionnaire-50 Parent Form(CHQ-PF50)
Table S2 Demographic and clinical characteristics of theentire group of participants with myelomeningocele andaccording to ambulatory and non-ambulatory groups. Statisticallysignificant differences are indicated in bold text.Mean (SD) / median (min-max) or n (%)
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