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Table 3 Longitudinal item-based validation of the Turkish VQLQ and EoO for vespid and bee venom allergic patients (n = 27)a

From: Quality-of-life in insect venom allergy: validation of the Turkish version of the “Vespid Allergy Quality of Life Questionnaire” (VQLQ-T)

  Vespid venom allergic patients (n = 11) Bee venom allergic patients (n = 16)
Before After Difference Correlation p value Before After Difference Correlation p value
VQLQ
1 5.27 ± 2 [6 (1–7)] 2.09 ± 1.64 [1 (1–6)] 3.18 ± 1.83 0.509 0.005 5.69 ± 1.45 [6 (2–7)] 3.31 ± 1.54 [4 (1–6)] 2.38 ± 1.36 0.586* 0.001
2 5.55 ± 1.37 [6 (3–7)] 2.64 ± 1.86 [2 (1–6)] 2.91 ± 1.70 0.479 0.005 4.88 ± 1.86 [5.5 (2–7)] 2.44 ± 1.36 [2.5 (1–6)] 2.44 ± 1.67 0.496* 0.001
3 5.91 ± 0.83 [6 (4–7)] 4 ± 2.05 [3 (1–7)] 1.91 ± 1.76 0.528 0.017 5.44 ± 1.86 [6.5 (2–7)]] 3.19 ± 1.52 [3 (1–7)] 2.25 ± 1.73 0.489* 0.002
4 4.73 ± 1.95 [6 (2–7)] 2.09 ± 0.94 [2 (1–3)] 2.64 ± 2.01 0.177 0.011 5.19 ± 1.91 [6 (1–7)] 2.94 ± 1.65 [3 (1–7)] 2.25 ± 1.73 0.534* 0.002
5 5.09 ± 1.97 [6 (2–7)] 2.64 ± 1.75 [2 (1–6)] 2.45 ± 2.21 0.301 0.011 4.88 ± 1.82 [5.5 (2–7)] 2.75 ± 1.65 [2.5 (1–6)] 2.13 ± 2.13 0.255 0.004
6 4.27 ± 2.37 [4 (1–7)] 2.82 ± 1.83 [2 (1–6)] 1.45 ± 1.57 0.749** 0.026 5 ± 2.33 [6 (1–7)] 2.80 ± 1.32 [3 (1–5)] 2.20 ± 1.78 0.650** 0.003
7 5.09 ± 2.12 [6 (1–7)] 2 ± 1.34 [1 (1–5)] 3.09 ± 2.07 0.352 0.007 3.93 ± 2.12 [4 (1–7)] 1.80 ± 1.01 [1 (1–3)] 2.13 ± 1.92 0.425 0.003
8 5.45 ± 2.02 [6 (1–7)] 2.18 ± 1.40 [2 (1–5)] 3.27 ± 2.05 0.321 0.007 5.40 ± 1.72 [6 (2–7)] 2.87 ± 1.19 [3 (1–5)] 2.53 ± 1.73 0.342 0.001
9 5.64 ± 1.36 [6 (3–7)] 2.36 ± 1.63 [2 (1–6)] 3.27 ± 2.00 0.111 0.007 5.67 ± 1.18 [6 (3–7)] 2.93 ± 1.28 [3 (1–6)] 2.73 ± 1.49 0.269 0.001
10 6 ± 1.55 [6.5 (3–7)] 2.67 ± 1.63 [2.5 (1–5)] 3.33 ± 2.16 0.079 0.043 4.60 ± 1.90 [5 (1–7)] 2.30 ± 1.06 [2.5 (1–4)] 2.30 ± 1.34 0.730* 0.007
11 5.5 ± 1.20 [6 (3–7)] 2.25 ± 1.04 [3 (1–3)] 3.25 ± 1.67 −0.115 0.016 4.89 ± 2.03 [5 (1–7)] 2.78 ± 1.09 [3 (1–5)] 2.11 ± 1.27 0.834** 0.010
12 5.2 ± 1.92 [6 (2–7)] 2.6 ± 1.82 [2 (1–5)] 2.60 ± 1.52 0.673 0.042 5.9 ± 1.6 [6.5 (3–7)] 3 ± 1.56 [2.5 (1–6)] 2.90 ± 1.37 0.624* 0.005
13 5 ± 1.58 [6 (3–7)] 2.11 ± 1.05 [3 (1–3)] 2.89 ± 1.90 0 0.017 5 ± 1.69 [6 (2–7)] 3.13 ± 1.64 [3 (1–6)] 1.87 ± 1.46 0.618* 0.002
14 5.64 ± 1.69 [6 (2–7)] 2.09 ± 1.22 [2 (1–5)] 3.55 ± 2.07 0.018 0.007 5.73 ± 1.44 [6 (3–7)] 3.07 ± 1.28 [3 (1–5)] 2.67 ± 1.35 0.515* 0.001
EoO
1 6.09 ± 0.94 [6 (4–7)] 2.09 ± 0.7 [2 (1–3)] 4 ± 1.18 −0.014 0.003 −5.38 ± 1.75 [6 (2–7)] 2.56 ± 1.03 [2 (1–5)] 2.81 ± 2.01 0.023 0.001
2 6.55 ± 0.52 [7 (6–7)] 2.18 ± 0.87 [2 (1–3)] 4.36 ± 0.67 0.637* 0.003 5.38 ± 1.54 [6 (3–7)] 2.56 ± 0.96 [2 (1–5)] 2.81 ± 1.87 0.062 0.001
  1. * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01; *** p < 0.001
  2. aBoth vespid and bee venom allergic patients (n = 9) were excluded from the analyses