4 time-use clusters were found in children: ‘Studious Actives’ had the best and ‘Potterers’ the worst Health Related Quality of Life - ‘Techno Actives’ and ‘Stay-home Screenies’ were in the middle.
- Wong M, Olds T, Gold L, Lycett K, Dumuid D, Muller J, et al. Time-Use patterns and health-related quality of life in adolescents. Pediatrics. 2017;140(1). DOI: 10.1542/peds.2016-3656
An inflammatory diet is associated with adverse cardiovascular function and microvascular structure in parents but not children.
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Children with bilateral slight/mild hearing loss have lower academic, behaviour and health-related quality of life scores than normally hearing children, with some scores 0.2–0.3 standard deviations lower.
- Wang J, J Quach, V Sung, P Carew, B Edwards, A Grobler, et al. Academic, behavioural and quality of life outcomes of slight to mild hearing loss in late childhood: a population-based study. Archives of Disease Childhood, 2019. DOI:10.1136/archdischild-2019-316917
Parent-child concordance in health-related quality of life was small in this relatively healthy sample.
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The identified mapping algorithms can be used to facilitate cost-utility analysis in comparable populations when only the PedsQL instrument is
- Sweeney R, Chen G, Gold L, Mensah F, Wake M. Mapping PedsQL(TM) scores onto CHU9D utility scores: estimation, validation and a comparison of alternative instrument versions. 2019. Quality of Life Research. DOI: 10.1007/s11136-019-02357-9.
Better child and adult mental health were associated with cardio-protective blood metabolite profiles, including lower levels of inflammatory markers and a favourable lipid/lipoprotein profile.
- Lange K, Lycett K, Ellul S, Saffery R, Mensah F, Carlin J, et al. Cross-sectional metabolic profiles of mental health in population-based cohorts of 11- to 12-year-olds and mid-life adults: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 2020. DOI: 10.1177/0004867420924092.