About the Measure

Domains Mental health and wellbeing
Key stages Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5
Subscales This is a unidimensional measure
Description A short, global measure of child and adolescent subjective health and wellbeing derived from KIDSCREEN-52, which can be filled out by the child's parent.
Example Thinking about the last week… has your child felt fit and well?
Link http://www.kidscreen.org/english/questionnaires/kidscreen-10-index/

Implementation details

No. of items 10
Format Likert
Respondent Parent
Scoring Standardised
Time 5
Age 8-18
Cost single purchase 50 euros
Cost per child -

Psychometric details

UK norms Yes
Cronbach's α .78
Test retest 2 weeks, r= .67
Inter-rater reliability Child self-report, r= .54
EFA Not reported
CFA Single-dimension Rasch Analysis (Partial Credit Model)
Criterion validity KIDSCREEN-52, r= .91
Construct validity Child rated Health Behaviours in School Children (HBSC) psychosomatic complaints scale, r= -.36
Concurrent validity Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory, r= .30; Child Health and Illness Profile-Adolescent Edition satisfaction subscale, r= .43; Youth Quality of Life Instrument-Surveillance Version perception subscale, r= .40; Child Health Questionnaire parent version, r= [.19,.55]
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Ravens-Sieberer, U., Erhart, M., Rajmil, L., Herdman, M., Auquier, P., Bruil, J., ... Mazur, J. (2010). Reliability, construct and criterion validity of the KIDSCREEN-10 score: a short measure for children and adolescents’ well-being and health-related quality of life. Quality of Life Research, 19(10), 1487-1500. doi:10.1007/s11136-010-9706-5