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Table 2 Pearson’s correlation coefficients between CFQ-R scales and demographic variables, physician–reported outcome and physiologic parameters

From: Factors influencing quality of life and disease severity in Hungarian children and young adults with cystic fibrosis

CFQ-R scales Age Gender Parents’ level of education Parents’ chronic illness Passive smoking SK-score BMI pc FEV1 PA Hospitalization
Physical functioning 0.08 -0.2 0.09 -0.11 -0.047 0.55** 0.18 0.42** -0.22 0.36**
Emotional functioning -0.09 -0.04 -0.11 0.02 0.04 0.20 0.06 0.09 -0.16 0.16
Social functioning 0.05 -0.09 0.28 0.23 -0.16 0.02 -0.01 -0.03 0.00 -0.01
Eating 0.28* -0.12 0.00 -0.12 -0.20 0.25 0.47** 0.21 0.07 0.18
Treatment burden -0.26* -0.12 -0.02 0.10 -0.00 0.09 0.17 0.18 0.18 0.21
Body image -0.24 0.06 0.22 0.18 -0.01 0.41** 0.34* 0.3* -0.34** 0.16
Respiratory symptoms -0.10 -0.17 0.03 -0.17 -0.24 0.43** 0.14 0.37** -0.28* 0.26
Digestive symptoms -0.07 -0.02 -0.07 0.01 -0.16 -0.13 -0.14 -0.27* 0.07 -0.12
  1. CFQ-R = The Cystic Fibrosis Questionnaire Revised.
  2. SK-score = Shwachman-Kulczycki score, PA = Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
  3. BMI = Body Mass Index, FEV 1  = Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 second.
  4. *p < 0.05.
  5. **p < 0.01.