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Table 3 Parent-reported mean scores for the CHQ-PF28 in food hypersensitive schoolchildren with or without allergic disease(s)

From: Health-related quality of life in food hypersensitive schoolchildren and their families: parents' perceptions

Scale Total N = 134 Allergic disease 1N = 100 No allergic disease N = 34 p-value
  Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD  
Physical Functioning (PF) 87.6 20.2 83.6 21.9 99.3 3.8 .000
Role/social limitations – Emotional/Behavioural (REB) 90.2 20.0 89.8 19.8 91.1 20.6 NS
Role/social limitations – Physical (RP) 86.9 24.9 82.8 27.5 99.0 5.7 .000
Bodily Pain/discomfort (BP) 74.8 23.0 72.5 23.8 81.7 19.3 .048
Behaviour (BE) 68.1 17.0 67.5 17.6 70.1 15.4 NS
Mental Health (MH) 72.0 15.3 71.3 16.1 74.0 12.9 NS
Self Esteem (SE) 77.7 17.4 76.6 17.5 81.1 16.9 NS
General Health (GH) 70.9 23.4 66.3 23.5 84. 17.6 .000
Parental impact – Emotional (PE) 81.9 20.4 79.3 20.8 89.3 17.1 .003
Parental impact – Time (PT) 90.4 17.3 88.3 19.2 96.5 6.8 .029
Family Activities (FA) 85.5 19.2 83.8 19.4 90.4 17.9 .027
Family Cohesion (FC) 68.8 25.3 70.6 24.4 63.6 27.4 NS
Physical summary measure (PhS) 2 49.8 11.7 47.1 12.3 57.6 4.6 .000
Psychosocial summary measure (PsS) 2 49.6 9.4 49.2 9.6 50.5 8.8 NS
  1. 1 Asthma, eczema, rhino conjunctivitis.
  2. 2 The PhS and PsS measures are standardized so that all scores above and below 50 are above and below the average, respectively, of a general U.S. child population [28].