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Table 3 Relationships between different HRQOL measures and the organ system involvement of sarcoidosis

From: Validation of the japanese version of the sarcoidosis health questionnaire: A cross-sectional study

  One or two organs Three or more organs p
HRQOL measurements (n = 102) (n = 20)  
SHQ    
   Daily Functioning 4.8 ± 1.0 4.2 ± 0.9 0.01
   Physical Functioning 5.3 ± 0.9 5.3 ± 1.1 0.94
   Emotional Functioning 4.9 ± 1.0 4.4 ± 0.7 0.03
   Total 4.9 ± 0.9 4.5 ± 0.8 0.04
SF-36    
   Physical functioning 81.0 ± 18.5 69.8 ± 29.4 0.08
   Role-physical 79.8 ± 25.5 63.4 ± 30.7 0.02
   Bodily pain 73.8 ± 25.3 62.0 ± 31.9 0.11
   General health perceptions 51.5 ± 20.2 42.3 ± 15.5 0.04
   Vitality 53.4 ± 23.1 45.6 ± 22.3 0.18
   Social functioning 81.0 ± 21.2 61.9 ± 31.0 <0.01
   Role-emotional 79.8 ± 23.3 67.1 ± 34.1 0.17
   Mental health 67.9 ± 20.4 59.5 ± 20.2 0.10
SGRQ    
   Symptoms 39.6 ± 21.1 41.2 ± 18.7 0.79
   Activity 29.1 ± 24.9 32.6 ± 25.1 0.53
   Impact 14.2 ± 14.3 17.0 ± 16.3 0.45
   Total 22.9 ± 16.3 25.8 ± 16.6 0.44
  1. All data represent mean ± SD.
  2. Abbreviations: HRQOL, health-related quality of life; SHQ, Sarcoidosis Health Questionnaire; SF-36, Medical Outcomes Study 36-item short form; SGRQ, St. George's Respiratory Questionnaire