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Table 7 Responsiveness of the quality of life instrument QLICD-PT (\( \overline{x}\pm \)s) (n = 158)

From: Development and validation of the pulmonary tuberculosis scale of the system of Quality of Life Instruments for Chronic Diseases (QLICD-PT)

Domains/facets Before treatment After 2 months treatment After 6 months treatment SRM
(2 months)
SRM
(6 months)
Variance analysis P Post-hoc P
Before vs.2 months Before vs.6 months 2 vs.6 months
Physical domain 68.79 ± 13.40 72.31 ± 13.20 74.23 ± 13.13 0.32 0.39 < 0.001 0.001 < 0.001 0.067
Basic physiologic functions 58.78 ± 13.61 62.78 ± 14.67 64.12 ± 15.08 0.23 0.33 < 0.001 0.002 < 0.001 0.283
Independence 85.55 ± 21.62 88.19 ± 19.26 89.72 ± 19.69 0.18 0.23 0.011 0.059 0.003 0.273
Energy and discomfort 63.69 ± 20.29 67.56 ± 20.74 71.20 ± 19.20 0.19 0.32 < 0.001 0.033 < 0.001 0.046
Psychological domain 67.95 ± 14.52 69.97 ± 15.02 70.66 ± 15.00 0.16 0.17 0.039 0.067 0.014 0.529
Cognition 71.12 ± 19.90 72.55 ± 19.72 75.32 ± 19.39 0.08 0.20 0.023 0.356 0.007 0.073
Emotion 65.69 ± 15.83 68.04 ± 15.86 67.86 ± 15.56 0.16 0.13 0.102    
Will and personality 72.71 ± 18.76 74.13 ± 20.45 75.79 ± 19.84 0.08 0.14 0.157    
Social domain 72.37 ± 14.83 73.80 ± 16.50 75.85 ± 14.96 0.12 0.24 0.006 0.192 0.002 0.060
Interpersonal communication 73.21 ± 16.62 74.10 ± 17.64 76.11 ± 16.40 0.06 0.16 0.097    
Social support and security 72.31 ± 17.14 74.00 ± 18.46 76.11 ± 17.57 0.12 0.22 0.017 0.203 0.004 0.112
Social role 71.20 ± 22.11 73.02 ± 23.03 75.08 ± 19.63 0.10 0.18 0.050    
Sub-total (QLICD-GM) 69.48 ± 12.55 71.81 ± 13.16 73.29 ± 12.51 0.23 0.31 < 0.001 0.010 < 0.001 0.102
Specific domain 66.07 ± 15.14 74.96 ± 14.28 77.76 ± 14.66 0.65 0.72 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.015
Respiratory symptom 64.69 ± 20.31 78.48 ± 18.19 81.75 ± 19.52 0.76 0.83 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.027
Constitutional symptom 70.25 ± 16.62 73.77 ± 13.66 74.74 ± 13.13 0.21 0.24 0.002 0.008 0.001 0.475
Drug side-effects 81.65 ± 24.83 80.85 ± 25.58 87.18 ± 21.07 0.03 0.20 0.007 0.714 0.011 0.004
Special mention 56.17 ± 26.61 63.21 ± 24.89 65.59 ± 24.30 0.28 0.35 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.209
Total (TOT) 68.46 ± 11.74 72.76 ± 11.58 74.63 ± 11.12 0.47 0.56 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.019