Skip to main content

Table 3 Construct validity of QoL-PCD assessed through the association of specific QoL-PCD scale values with Gender, Age, FEV1 and FVC

From: Health related quality of life in adult primary Ciliary dyskinesia patients in Cyprus: development and validation of the Greek version of the QOL-PCD questionnaire

ParameterPhysical FunctioningSocial FunctioningLower Respiratory Symptoms
ValueSig.ValueSig.ValueSig.
Male86.7 (60.0–93.3)0.06044.4 (11.1–66.7)0.39566.7 (52.8–75.0)0.258
Female60.00 (38.3–88.3)27.8 (0.00–55.6)61.1 (37.5–68.1)
< 33.6 yearsa80.00 (54.9–93.3)0.28050.00 (33.3–66.7)0.02263.9 (45.8–76.4)0.232
> 33.6 years60.0 (40.0–93.3)22.2 (0.00–44.4)61.10 (33.3–66.7)
<−2 FEV1az-score56.7 (34.9–80.0)0.02327.8 (0.00–52.80)0.31650.00 (38.9–65.3)0.016
≥ − 2 FEV1 z-score93.3 (66.7–93.3)44.4 (22.2–66.7)66.7 (61.1–77.8)
<−1.47 FVCaz-score60.00 (33.3–80.0)0.11031.3 (0.0–55.6)0.36755.6 (38.9–66.7)0.112
≥ − 1.47 FVC z-score86.7 (48.3–93.3)38.8 (13.9–66.7)66.70 (51.4–77.8)
  1. aMedian Age, Median FEV1 Z-Score, Median FVC Z-score