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Table 3 Health related quality of life scores for children with abdominal pain predominant functional gastrointestinal disorders and controls

From: Functional gastrointestinal diseases and psychological maladjustment, personality traits and quality of life

  IBS
(n = 74)
FD
(n = 25)
AM
(n = 54)
FAP
(n = 67)
AP-FGIDs total
(n = 202)
Controls
(n = 1495)
Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Physical functioning 75.3 (15.1)** 86.1 (11.1) 72.3 (15.9)** 82.2 (12.6)* 78.4 (14.7)** 86.2 (12.7)
Emotional functioning 69.7 (16.6)** 77.4 (14.9) 65.7 (19.1)** 74.4 (17.6) 71.3 (17.5)** 77.4 (17.2)
Social functioning 69.9 (13.7)* 72.6 (13.7) 69.8 (16.3) 71.7 (14.7) 70.6 (14.4)** 73.4 (14.1)
School functioning 70.5 (15.8)** 78.4 (17.2) 66.9 (19.9)** 75.7 (16.9) 72.4 (17.3)** 79.5 (14.9)
Overall quality of life score 71.3 (12.2)** 78.6 (9.4) 68.7 (13.5)** 76.0 (12.6) 73.2 (12.5)** 79.2 (11.6)
  1. *p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, compared to controls, unpaired t-test