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Table 4 Reported problems and VAS score on EQ-5D-Y by allergic symptoms

From: Health-related quality of life by allergy symptoms in elementary school students

EQ-5D-Y dimensions Allergic symptoms in the past 12 months
Wheezing or whistling in the chest   Runny or blocked nose   Itchy rash  
Yes (n = 256) No (n = 8663) p-value* Yes (n = 3695) No (n = 5224) p-value* Yes (n = 1801) No (n = 7118) p-value*
n (%) n (%)   n (%) n (%)   n (%) n (%)  
Mobility (walking about)
 No problems 246 (96.1) 8488 (98.0) 0.037 3603 (97.5) 5131 (98.2) 0.021 1745 (96.9) 6989 (98.2) <.001
 Any problems 10 (3.9) 175 (2.0)   92 (2.5) 93 (1.8)   56 (3.1) 129 (1.8)  
Looking after myself
 No problems 242 (94.5) 8461 (97.7) 0.001 3591 (97.2) 5112 (97.9) 0.042 1742 (96.7) 6961 (97.8) 0.008
 Any problems 14 (5.5) 202 (2.3)   104 (2.8) 112 (2.1)   59 (3.3) 157 (2.2)  
Doing usual activities
 No problems 241 (94.1) 8394 (96.9) 0.013 3538 (95.8) 5097 (97.6) <.001 1718 (95.4) 6917 (97.2) <.001
 Any problems 15 (5.9) 269 (3.1)   157 (4.3) 127 (2.4)   83 (4.6) 201 (2.8)  
Having pain or discomfort
 No problems 202 (78.9) 7886 (91.0) <.001 3248 (87.9) 4840 (92.7) <.001 1530 (85.0) 6558 (92.1) <.001
 Any problems 54 (21.1) 777 (9.0)   447 (12.1) 384 (7.4)   271 (15.1) 560 (7.9)  
Feeling worried, sad or unhappy
 No problems 208 (81.3) 7916 (91.4) <.001 3266 (88.4) 4858 (93.0) <.001 1582 (87.8) 6542 (91.9) <.001
 Any problems 48 (18.8) 747 (8.6)   429 (11.6) 366 (2.1)   219 (12.2) 576 (8.1)  
VAS, n 216 7597   3274 4539   1608 6205  
VAS, mean (SD) 84.3 (17.2) 90.1 (11.0) <.001 88.8 (13.1) 90.7 (11.2) <.001 88.6 (13.1) 90.2 (11.8) <.001
  1. *P-values by Chi-square test or independent t test