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Table 2 CDI, CDI-P, and PedsQL 4.0 mean scores comparison between children with SCD (Group I) and healthy children (Group II)

From: Depression and quality of life in children with sickle cell disease: the effect of social support

Variable Group I (N = 60) Group II (N = 60) Significance CI (95%)
M SD M SD t p
CDI 9.50 2.57 7.50 1.81 3.48 0.001 0.85 – 3.15
CDI-P 8.93 3.54 7.20 1.58 2.44 0.01 0.31 – 3.16
Total score       <0.001  
Self 75.40 2.83 81.33 3.46 −7.25   −7.57 – -4.29
Parent 75.20 2.56 82.73 4.41 −8.07 <0.001 −9.40 – -5.66
Physical health       <0.001  
Self 77.73 2.43 82.01 2.49 −6.70   -.54 – -2.99
Parent 71.87 1.67 80.80 4.24 −10.71 <0.001 −10.60 – -7.26
Psycho-social health Self 76.37 4.51 81.63 2.52 −5.57 <0.001 −7.15 – -3.37
Parent 76.01 4.16 82.43 4.40 −5.80 <0.001 −8.65 – -4.21
Emotional functioning       0.03  
Self 76.60 9.65 80.57 2.58 −2.17   −7.62 – -0.31
Parent 76.83 3.79 80.56 4.09 −3.66 0.001 −5.77 – -1.69
Social functioning       <0.001  
Self 76.17 2.62 83.40 3.66 −8.78   −8.88 – -5.58
Parent 76.53 2.38 83.47 5.05 −6.79 <0.001 −8.97 – -4.89
School functioning       <0.001  
Self 74.33 2.27 81.01 3.04 −9.61   - 8.05 – -5.27
Parent 72.97 2.64 82.30 3.72 −11.19 <0.001 −11.00 – -7.66
  1. P < 0.05 significant. SCD: Sickle cell disease, CDI: Children’s Depression Inventory, CDI-P: Children’s Depression Inventory-Parent, PedsQL: Pediatric Quality of Life.