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Table 3 Comparison 8 NCSI sub-domains scores between Q-fever patients > 50 years and the healthy norm group

From: The health status of Q-fever patients after long-term follow-up

Domain and subdomain Q-fever n = 277 (%) Healthy control n = 65 (%) Q-fever vs. healthy(ref)
  n = 277 (%) n = 65 (%) OR (CI) P value
Symptoms     
   Subjective symptoms    
N 255 65   
Normal 123 (48.2) 59 (90.8)   
Abnormal 132 (51.8) 6 (9.2) 9.9 (4.0-24.5) 0.000
   Dyspnoea emotions    
N 172 65   
Normal 103 (59.9) 55 (84.6)   
Abnormal 69 (40.1) 10 (15.4) 3.1 (1.4-6.8) 0.006
   Fatigue     
N 207 65   
Normal 85 (41.1) 57 (87.7)   
Abnormal 122 (58.9) 8 (12.3) 9.2 (4.0-20.8) 0.000
Functional impairment    
   Behavioural impairment    
N 277 65   
Normal 126 (45.5) 49 (75.4)   
Abnormal 151 (54.5) 16 (24.6) 3.8 (1.9-7.3) 0.000
   Subjective impairment    
N 249 65   
Normal 173 (69.5) 60 (92.3)   
Abnormal 76 (30.5) 5 (7.7) 5.0 (1.9-13.4) 0.001
Quality of life     
   General Quality of Life    
N 234 65   
Normal 129 (55.1) 51 (78.5)   
Abnormal 105 (44.9) 14 (21.5) 2.4 (1.2-4.7) 0.011
   Health related Quality of Life    
N 271 65   
Normal 151 (55.7) 55 (84.6)   
Abnormal 120 (44.3) 10 (15.4) 3.7 (1.8-7.7) 0.001
   Satisfaction relations    
N 252 65   
Normal 166 (65.9) 37 (56.9)   
Abnormal 86 (34.1) 28 (43.1) 0.5 (0.3-0.9) 0.040
  1. Abnormal is a combination of mild and severe scores. Used method chi square.