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Table 4 Comparison of health related quality of life between adolescents with CFS and HCs

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

Variable Items Estimate of B 95 % CI p-value
Overall HRQOL 23 −44 (−49; −40) <0.001
Physical health 8 −60 (−54; −66) <0.001
Emotional functioning 5 −28 (−22; −35) <0.001
Social functioning 5 −27 (−22; −33) <0.001
School functioning 5 −52 (−45; −58) <0.001
Psychosocial functioning 15 −36 (−31; −41) <0.001
  1. HRQOL was assessed by the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory™, 4.0 (PedsQL). The listed estimates express the difference between adolescents with CFS and healthy controls. Multiple linear regression for total score and subscale scores are adjusted for gender differences between the groups. CFS: N: =114, HHCs: N = 36