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Table 4 Comparison of ATAQ-IPF scores between subjects using vs. not using supplemental oxygen.

From: Development of the ATAQ-IPF: a tool to assess quality of life in IPF

Domain Not using supplemental O2
N = 37
Using supplemental O2
N = 58
P value
Cough 15.9 (7.5) 16.2 (7.3) 0.6
Dyspnea 16.8 (6.6) 20.8 (6.0) 0.003
Forethought 10.9 (5.5) 16.2 (5.3) <0.0001
Sleep 15.4 (4.6) 16.5 (4.7) 0.3
Mortality 16.8 (4.5) 17.4 (5.3) 0.6
Exhaustion 12.9 (4.6) 16.1 (4.5) 0.002
Emotional Well-being 18.0 (5.5) 21.1 (6.6) 0.01
Social Participation 11.7 (4.4) 16.3 (5.0) <0.0001
Finances 16.3 (7.1) 17.4 (6.3) 0.4
Independence 11.6 (4.8) 15.8 (5.2) 0.0005
Sexual Health 12.7 (7.3) 16.3 (4.6) 0.0008
Relationships 15.2 (4.0) 18.3 (4.3) 0.0007
Therapies 16.9 (4.2) 15.1 (3.7) 0.04
ATAQ Total 191.0 (45.8) 223.1 (43.7) 0.001