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Table 6 Mean health-related quality of life scores for adults patients on the TAAQoL according to severity of MD

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

TAAQOL Severity  
  mean (SD) mean (SD)
  Less severe Severe
  N = 25 N = 42
Gross Motor 29.8 (25.7) 35.0 (25.4)
Fine Motor 95.3 (6.8)*** 73.0 (20.2)
Cognitive Functioning 79.0 (29.5) 81.8 (24.3)
Sleeping 70.8 (38.9) 62.8 (37.0)
Pain 65.0 (25.3) 68.0 (29.0)
Social Functioning 95.5 (11.2)* 86.9 (19.9)
Daily activities 76.0 (27.3) 70.8 (35.1)
Sexual functioning 91.1 (22.1) 86.5 (29.5)
Vitality 55.0 (26.2) 47.6 (27.6)
Happiness 68.7 (18.4) 63.3 (22.0)
Aggressiveness 73.8 (26.4) 80.7 (23.2)
Depressive moods 74.7 (20.1) 67.1 (25.4)
  1. Student t-tests *p < 0.05 **p < 0.01 ***p < 0.001
  2. Higher scores represent a better HRQoL