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Table 4 Comparison of HRQoL between patients with minor or severe disease symptoms

From: Assessing health-related quality of life in patients with inflammatory bowel disease, in Crete, Greece

   CD UC Disease* Disease Activity* Interaction*
   (mean ± SD) (mean ± SD)    
Bowel minor 62.92 ± 8.1 62.51 ± 6.1    
     0.410 0.001 NS
  severe 43.58 ± 6.9 41.30 ± 10.4    
Systemic minor 30.71 ± 3.3 30.00 ± 4.3    
     0.524 0.001 NS
  severe 15.50 ± 5.6 17.46 ± 6.3    
Emotional minor 69.66 ± 10.6 69.66 ± 12.6    
     0.458 0.001 NS
  severe 40.41 ± 8.5 40.41 ± 9.9    
Social minor 31.92 ± 4.6 31.54 ± 4.9    
     0.459 0.001 NS
  severe 16.58 ± 6.2 18.69 ± 7.1    
Total minor 195.21 ± 21.6 190.05 ± 22.7    
     0.750 0.001 NS
  severe 115.83 ± 21.8 117.76 ± 25.7    
  1. * P-values for differences between disease group, disease activity and 'disease group by disease activity' interaction derived by two-way analysis of variance; NS: non significant