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.
Example Thinking about the last week… have you felt fit and well?
Link http://www.kidscreen.org/english/questionnaires/kidscreen-10-index/

Implementation details

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

Psychometric details

UK norms Yes
Cronbach's α .82
Test retest 2 weeks, r= .73, ICC= .72
Inter-rater reliability Parent, 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= -.52
Concurrent validity Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory, r= .57; Child Health and Illness Profile satisfaction subscale, r= .43; Youth Quality of Life Instrument-Surveillance Version, r= .61; Child Health Questionnaire-Parent version, r= [.13,.35]
Predictive validity Significant group differences: healthy/ill on Children with Special Health Care Needs Screeners, d= .32; Healthy/probable cases on Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire, d= 1.06
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