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Table 2 Comparing PedsQL results from the NorCAPITAL study with two other studies

From: Health related quality of life in adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome: a cross-sectional study

  NorCAPITAL study Reinfjell et al. 2006 [24] Diseth et al. 2011 [29] Diseth et al. 2011 [29] Diseth et al. 2011 [29]
  CFS 95 % CI HCs 95 % CI HCs 95% CI HCs 95 % CI TX 95 % CI ALL 95 % CI
Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Variable N = 120   N = 39   N = 425   N = 42   N = 38   N = 40  
Age 12-18 12-18 13-15 3-19 3-19 3-19
Overall QoL 49 (13) 46-51 93 (8) 89-96 85 (11) 84-86 89 (8) 87-91 69 (18) 63-75 82 (13) 78-86
Physical health 37 (17) 33-40 96 (8) 92-99 91 (10) 90-92 92 (6) 90-94 75 (17) 69-81 86 (12) 82-90
Emotional functioning 60 (18) 56-63 88 (14) 83-94 77 (17) 75-79 83 (13) 79-87 69 (16) 61-74 75 (19) 69-81
Social functioning 70 (15) 68-73 98 (4) 97-99 88 (13) 87-89 93 (8) 90-96 74 (22) 67-81 86 (14) 82-90
School functioning 36 (19) 33-39 88 (14) 81-93 78 (15) 77-79 86 (13) 82-90 63 (18) 57-69 77 (16) 72-82
Psychosocial functioning 57 (15) 54-60 91 (10) 88-96 82 (13) 81-83 87 (9) 84-90 67 (18) 61-73 79 (14) 75-83
  1. HRQOL is assessed by PedsQL