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Table 2 Peds QoL NF1 module scores in men and women

From: A cross-sectional study of gender differences in quality of life domains in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1

Domains Women (n = 92)
Mean ± SD
Men (n = 70)
Mean ± SD
p value Adjusted p value§
Physical function 63.1 ± 29.9 70.6 ± 29.6 0.13 0.22
Emotion 52.5 ± 25.7 64.4 ± 24.5 0.0026 0.02
Social 62.8 ± 28.9 67.9 ± 30.1 0.30 0.39
Cognitive 54.7 ± 26.7 59.7 ± 26.0 0.24 0.37
Communication 64.1 ± 29.1 70.6 ± 29.5 0.50 0.61
Perceived physical appearance 41.4 ± 31.2 64.3 ± 30.6 < 0.0001 0.00017
Worry 49.6 ± 26.2 58.1 ± 26.6 0.05 0.10
Pain and hurt 55.2 ± 31.9 65.8 ± 32.5 0.048 0.11
Paresthesia 69.8 ± 28.5 75.2 ± 30.7 0.27 0.38
Skin irritation 73.6 ± 20.9 79.7 ± 24.9 0.11 0.20
Sensation 76.5 ± 24.2 84.9 ± 18.6 0.018 0.06
Movement and balance 79.1 ± 22.8 77.1 ± 29.0 0.65 0.73
ADLs 91.6 ± 15.0 92.2 ± 13.6 0.78 0.82
Fatigue 55.1 ± 27.1 64.9 ± 28.1 0.035 0.09
Anxiety 74.1 ± 27.6 85.9 ± 24.6 0.007 0.029
Sexual functioning 84.7 ± 20.0 83.4 ± 27.1 0.83 0.83
Total score 64.9 ± 16.5 72.9 ± 18.6 0.006 0.029
  1. §p value adjusted for multiple comparisons using the Benjamini–Hochberg method and a false discovery rate of 0.05. Bolded values are significant after adjustment