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Table 4 Comparison of the mean CFQ-R scores of children with CF to the CFQ-R scores of their parents

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

CFQ-R dimensions Patients     Parents     r
  Number Mean ± SD Minimum Maximum Number Mean ± SD Minimum Maximum  
Physical functioning 58 75.79 ± 23.43 11.11 100.00 32 76.43 ± 26.27 3.70 100.00 0.77**
Emotional functioning 58 75.42 ± 14.36 40.00 100.00 32 78.33 ± 14.64 40.00 100.00 0.05
Social functioning 58 70.81 ± 15.31 33.33 100.00 - - - - -
School functioning - - - - 32 78.13 ± 24.36 22.22 100.00 -
Eating 58 83.14 ± 22.25 0.00 100.00 32 72.92 ± 28.63 0.00 100.00 0.64**
Treatment burden 58 73.95 ± 23.51 0.00 100.00 32 60.42 ± 21.48 11.11 100.00 0.18
Body image 58 68.77 ± 27.65 0.00 100.00 32 75.17 ± 23.91 33.33 100.00 0.34
Respiratory symptoms 57 67.84 ± 18.03 23.81 100.00 32 74.73 ± 18.64 19.05 100.00 0.49**
Digestive symptoms 57 82.65 ± 19.36 33.33 100.00 32 70.31 ± 16.91 33.33 100.00 0.40*
Weight - - - - 32 60.42 ± 38.28 0.00 100.00 -
  1. CFQ-R = The Cystic Fibrosis Questionnaire Revised.
  2. Higher CFQ-R values indicate a better quality of life. P values are derived from the two-tailed t-test.
  3. *p < 0.05.
  4. **p < 0.01.