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Table 2 Details and validation of MCIBDQ

From: Different therapeutic approaches on quality of life in patients with inflammatory bowel disease

Domain Cronbach's α Discriminant ability
CD UC CD UC
N a Value N a Value Remission Active P b Remission Active P b
N a Mean (95% CI) N a Mean(95% CI) N a Mean (95% CI) N a Mean (95% CI)
Bowel symptoms 149 0.92 43 0.93 84 58.96
(56.88-61.05)
71 44.52
(41.72-47.33)
<0.001 32 56.11
(51.70-60.52)
33 38.70
(34.74-42.67)
<0.001
Systemic symptoms 155 0.88 65 0.86 85 25.08
(23.82-26.35)
71 17.94
(16.39-19.50)
<0.001 32 23.63
(21.37-25.89)
33 18.00
(15.85-20.15)
<0.001
Emotional function 154 0.95 60 0.94 85 66.63
(63.91-69.35)
71 50.20
(46.67-53.73)
<0.001 32 60.10
(54.34-65.86)
33 45.59
(41.30-49.89)
<0.001
Social function 131 0.88 58 0.89 84 27.46
(25.96-28.97)
70 20.26
(18.44-22.07)
<0.001 32 26.44
(23.64-29.24)
33 17.82
(15.33-20.31)
<0.001
Total 121 0.98 52 0.97 83 177.83
(170.83-184.84)
70 133.52
(124.43-142.41)
<0.001 32 166.28
(152.01-180.55)
33 120.11
(108.30-131.93)
<0.001
  1. aNumber of valid cases; b P-values of independent samples t-test.