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Table 4 Quality-of-life and wellbeing scores in children with severe asthma (SA) and non-severe persistent asthma (NSPA)

From: Severe asthma features in children: a case–control online survey

  SA NSPA p
(n = 41) (n = 78)
HR-QoL scores    
 Physical activity limitation domain 5.8 (2.0–7.0) 6.4 (3.4–7.0) 0.01
 Symptom domain 5.9 (1.8–7.0) 6.5 (3.5–7.0) 0.01
 Emotional function domain 6.4 (2.1–7.0) 6.9 (2.9–7.0) 0.02
 Total score 5.9 (2.3–7.0) 6.6 (3.7–7.0) 0.005
WHO-5 Wellbeing Index, %a 13 (7–24) 14 (5–25) 1
  1. HR-QoL, health-related quality of life; WHO, World Health Organization
  2. Data are presented as median values (range)
  3. a Only administered to children aged 12 years or over (27 and 47 subjects in the SA and NSPA groups, respectively)