QOL scores between caregivers and children with asthma are similar

08/7/2013 | DoctorsLounge.com

Children with asthma and their caregivers reported similar health-related quality of life scores, with moderate correlations in the areas of emotional function and overall QOL, a study showed. However, researchers reported in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology that children reported higher QOL scores in activity limitation compared with their caregivers. The study authors concluded that caregiver responses can't be substituted for children's own responses relating to limitation of activity.

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