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Table 3 Comparison of the Asian PCOS and Caucasian PCOS mean PCOSQ domain scores.1

From: Do South Asian women with PCOS have poorer health-related quality of life than Caucasian women with PCOS? A comparative cross-sectional study

PCOSQ Asian PCOS Mean Caucasian PCOS Mean Difference 95% CI Two tailed significance
Body Hair 50.8 (n = 41) 54.9 (n = 126) 4.1 -7.8 to 16.0 p = 0.50
Emotions 51.0 (n = 36) 51.9 (n = 120) 0.8 -8.7 to 10.4 p = 0.86
Infertility 35.3 (n = 41) 38.6 (n = 121) 3.3 -7.7 to 14.3 p = 0.55
Menstrual Problems 55.3 (n = 41) 43.5 (n = 121) -11.8 -20.6 to -3.0 p = 0.01
Weight 42.3 (n = 40) 35.4 (n = 125) -6.9 -18.6 to 4.9 p = 0.25
  1. 1. 0 (Indicating Worst Health Status) to 100 (Best Health Status)