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Table 3 Known groups’ validity: PSO-LIFE scores according to patient type, psoriasis status, localization, and disease severity

From: Validation of a new tool to assess health-related quality of life in psoriasis: the PSO-LIFE questionnaire

Groups Mean PSO-LIFE score (SD) P value
Patient type   0.03
Psoriasis, n = 304 64.9 (22.5)  
Control, n = 56 69.4 (17.3)  
Psoriasis status   <0.01
Active, n = 182 57.4 (20.4)  
Inactive, n = 122 76.4 (20.6)  
Localization   <0.01
No lesions, n = 25 78.5 (21.6)  
Trunk, lower extremities, n = 14 74.8 (23.9)  
Head, upper extremities, n = 251 63.0 (21.9)  
Psoriasis severity   <0.01
Mild (PASI <10), n = 124 74.5 (22.0)  
Moderate/severe ≥ 10, n = 166 57.8 (20.1)