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Table 4 QoL perception for different levels of sociodemographic and clinical variables

From: Psychometric properties of the portuguese version of the chronic urticaria quality of life questionnaire (CU-Q2oL)

 Overall scorePruritusSwellingActivitiesSleepLimitsLooks
GenderFemale27.642.517.819.635.529.725.5
Male16.833.68.213.822.918.110.5
t3.41.52.51.42.42.44.4
Sig0.0010.1360.0130.1800.0160.019< 0.001
Age (years)<  3526.044.215.021.229.726.525.2
25–4424.638.416.316.333.428.620.1
≥ 4525.339.415.317.434.927.022.2
F0.10.50.10.700.60.10.5
Sig0.9430.5860.9600.4960.5620.9060.611
Years of education0–416.631.98.39.924.617.812.0
5–928.241.720.019.937.531.924.1
10–1225.243.714.619.132.527.320.9
> 1225.638.814.419.231.626.326.2
F1.60.81.41.11.21.71.6
Sig0.1960.5170.2300.3350.2970.1760.190
Severity of pruritusAbsent10.410.45.44.913.514.713.5
Mild18.829.28.010.929.621.017.3
Moderate33.357.223.127.142.532.826.5
Severe43.974.432.736.348.648.337.1
F24.364.611.520.014.512.95.7
Sig< 0.001< 0.001< 0.001< 0.001< 0.001< 0.0010.001
Severity of whealsAbsent13.721.06.76.322.515.813.4
Mild26.8441.513.718.037.728.724.3
Moderate36.760.227.332.239.038.532.6
Severe40.865.026.233.753.049.228.5
F15.322.87.417.26.611.25.1
Sig< 0.001< 0.001< 0.001< 0.001< 0.001< 0.0010.002
AngioedemaYes30.146.725.422.635.132.727.5
No20.433.17.413.130.323.218.0
t3.02.94.82.71.12.42.4
Sig0.0030.004< 0.001< 0.0010.2590.0170.018
Urticaria controlPoor29.148.118.421.738.030.425.5
Well7.75.32.72.211.913.98.9
t10.114.66.19.37.74.65.2
Sig< 0.001< 0.001< 0.001< 0.001< 0.001< 0.001< 0.001
  1. t: Student’s t (2 alternatives); F: Fisher’s F (3 or more alternatives)