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Table 4 Assessment of coverage of HAE attack triggers by the HAE PRO

From: Development and content validity testing of a patient-reported outcomes questionnaire for the assessment of hereditary angioedema in observational studies

Triggers assessed by HAE PRO and mentioned by patients Additional triggers mentioned by patients (n = 43)
Emotional distress (n = 18) Tiredness (n = 8)
Physical trauma (n = 15) Temperature (low, high, sudden change) (n = 4)
Hormones (n = 12) Shoes (n = 3)
Pressure on the skin (n = 11) Dental treatment (n = 2)
Illness/ infection (n = 10) Insect bite (n = 2)
None (n = 7) Sunlight (n = 1)
Stress (n = 6) Sport (n = 1)
Sitting or standing (n = 5) Repeated movement (n = 1)
Food or drink (n = 4) Smoke (n = 1)
Chemicals (n = 2)  
Medication (n = 1)