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Table 5 Mean health-related quality of life scores for adults patients on the TAAQoL according to type of MD

From: Living with muscular dystrophy: health related quality of life consequences for children and adults

TAAQOL Types of MD
  mean (SD) mean (SD) Mean (SD)
  LGMD2C-F BMD LGMD2A
  N = 15 N = 25 N = 23
Gross Motor 36.3 (27.0) 34.5 (27.5) 25.3 (21.7)
Fine Motor 71.7 (18.3) 89.3 (20.0)* X 82.9 (16.6)
Cognitive Functioning 76.7 (27.1) 83.5 (22.7) 79.3 (31.0)
Sleeping 42.5 (41.9) 81.0 (28.7) **X 59.8 (37.8)
Pain 59.2 (34.8) 70.8 (19.3) 66.3 (31.9)
Social Functioning 90.4 (18.0) 93.8 (12.1) 85.3 (22.6)
Daily activities 71.3 (32.7) 84.8 (20.6) * 57.9 (38.6)
Sexual functioning 88.5 (20.1) 95.5 (12.5) 78.6 (39.2)
Vitality 39.4 (29.3) 61.0 (19.1) 44.9 (31.9)
Happiness 62.2 (22.9) 72.0 (15.2) 58.7 (23.9)
Aggressiveness 78.5 (24.3) 80.4 (21.6) 73.4 (29.2)
Depressive moods 66.1 (22.2) 80.0 (16.7) * 60.1 (28.2)
  1. *p < 0.05 **p < 0.01 ***p < 0.001
  2. = BMD significantly better compared to LGMD2A;
  3. X = BMD significantly better compared to LGMD2C-F
  4. LGMD2C-F = Sarcoglycanopathies; BMD = Becker muscular dystrophy; LGMD2A = Calpaïnopathies