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Table 2 CLDQ Score

From: Frequency of poor quality of life and predictors of health related quality of life in cirrhosis at a tertiary care hospital Pakistan

Variable Minimum Maximum Mean (SD) Algorithm for assigning score
CLDQ domains*     Sum of all questions in each domain
Abdomen 3 21 13.47 (5.14)  
Fatigue 5 35 19.26 (6.3)  
Systemic 5 35 20.98 (6.47)  
Activity 3 21 13.14(5.25)  
Emotion 8 56 35.76(11.08)  
Worry 6 35 23.92(7.68)  
Domain Mean CLDQ score     Score obtained by dividing total domain score with number of questions
Abdomen 1 7 4.48(1.71)  
Fatigue 1 7 3.85(1.27)  
Systemic 1 7 4.19(1.29)  
Activity 1 7 4.38(1.75)  
Emotion 1 7 4.47 (1.38)  
Worry 1 7 4.78 (1.53)  
Mean CLDQ 1.3 6.98 4.36 (1.15) Score obtained by dividing number of domains or Total score/29
Total CLDQ 38.00 202 126.54 (32.97) Sum of all questions
  1. *Domains: (N = indicates the number of questions in CLDQ questionnaire).
  2. Abdominal (AB) = Sum of N1 + N5 + N17.
  3. Fatigue (FA) = Sum of N2 + N4 + N8 + N11+ N13.
  4. Systemic (SY) = Sum of N3 + N6 + N21 + N23 + N27.
  5. Activity (AC) = Sum of N7 + N9 + N14.
  6. Emotion (EM) = Sum of N10 + N12 + N15 + N16 + N19 + N20 + N24 + N26.
  7. Worry (WO) = Sum of N18 + N22 + N25 + N28 + N29.
  8. ABM = AB/3.
  9. FAM = FA/5.
  10. SYM = SY/5.
  11. ACM = AC/3.
  12. EMM = EM/8.
  13. WOM = WO/5.
  14. CLDQM = SUM (OF ABM FAM SYM ACM EMM WOM)/6.