Skip to main content

Table 4 QoL differences between children with intestinal failure and non-IgE mediated allergy

From: The impact on quality of life on families of children on an elimination diet for Non-immunoglobulin E mediated gastrointestinal food allergies

  Intestinal failure Non-IgE mediated cohort Between cohorts Statistical significance
  Mean St Dev n Mean   mean difference p value
TOTAL Average 61.3 17.32 100 53.92 21.86 −7.38 0.1332
Average QoL 63.48 15.64 100 55.07 22.58 −8.41 0.0931
Physical 62.34 17.83 99 50.56 25.79 −11.78 0.0401*
Emotional 64.13 19.23 100 53.05 23.98 −11.08 0.0409*
Social 60.05 26.96 100 57.96 27.63 −2.09 0.7431
Cognitive 66.96 21.78 100 60.13 24.26 −6.83 0.2176
Communication 64.49 26.97 100 54.08 28.17 −10.41 0.1099
Worry 61.74 21.25 100 47.91 24.3 −13.83 0.0132*
FAMILY Average 57.61 20.09 99 54.95 25.76 −2.66 0.6442
Daily Activities 46.38 29.92 99 44.02 31.36 −2.36 0.7436
Family Relationships 64.35 20.69 98 61.53 27.18 −2.82 0.6419
  1. * p < 0.05