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Table 5 Health related quality of life among adolescents with CFS and HCs

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

  Scores, Mean (SD) Scores, Mean (SD)
  Adolescents with CFS Healthy Controls
(n = 114) (n = 36)
Overall HRQOLa 48.8 (13.0) 92.9 (8.2)
Physical health 36.5 (17.2) 96.0 (8.1)
Emotional functioning 59.8 (18.2) 88.1 (14.0)
Social functioning 70.0 (15.1) 97.8 (3.9)
School functioning 36.0 (18.8) 87.6 (13.9)
Psychosocial functioningb 55.4 (13.1) 91.2 (8.9)
  1. HRQOL was assessed by the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory™, 4.0 (PedsQL)
  2. aSum score of all questions. bCombined score of emotional, social and school functioning. Total score and subscales scores are presented as mean values with SD