Journal of Allergy / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Quality of Life, Stress, and Mental Health in Parents of Children with Parentally Diagnosed Food Allergy Compared to Medically Diagnosed and Healthy Controls

Table 3

Quality of life, stress, depression, and anxiety mean scores (standard deviations) for parents of children who had been medically diagnosed with food allergy and parents who diagnosed food allergy in their children.

Parental diagnosis
M (SD)
Medical diagnosis
M (SD)

FAQL-PB59.28 (26.09)79.53 (23.61)
Overall QoL3.36 (1.08)3.92 (.86)
Overall health related QoL3.68 (.75)3.64 (.96)
Physical QoL26.76 (4.10)24.85 (6.07)
Psychological QoL21.36 (3.82)20.24 (4.14)
Social QoL10.12 (2.95)10.08 (2.37)
Environmental QoL27.80 (5.07)28.39 (5.99)
Perceived Stress Scale29.80 (7.52)27.46 (6.68)
HADS anxiety11.96 (4.60)9.83 (4.70)
HADS depression8.76 (5.13)8.80 (5.31)


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