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Table 3 Skindex-29 and WHOQOL-BREF scores of pregnant women with and without striae gravidum

From: Quality of life evaluation in Japanese pregnant women with striae gravidarum: A cross-sectional study

   Striae gravidarum
   Total Absence Presence p-value
Total n 179 109 70  
 Skindex 29      
 Emotion   2.5 2.5 5.0 0.012
   (0.0-10.0) (0.0-7.5) (0.0-18.1)  
 Symptoms   14.3 14.3 17.9 0.163
   (10.7-25.0) (10.7-21.4) (10.7-28.6)  
 Functioning   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.413
   (0.0-0.0) (0.0-0.0) (0.0-0.0)  
 WHOQOL-BREF   3.5 3.5 3.6 0.342
   (3.2-3.8) (3.2-3.9) (3.2-3.8)  
Primiparae n 94 68 26  
 Skindex 29      
 Emotion   2.5 2.5 6.3 0.173
   (0.0-10.0) (0.0-7.5) (0.0-20.6)  
 Symptoms   17.9 14.3 19.6 0.307
   (10.7-25.0) (10.7-24.0) (10.7-28.6)  
 Functioning   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.592
   (0.0-0.0) (0.0-0.0) (0.0-0.0)  
 WHOQOL-BREF   3.5 3.6 3.5 0.703
   (3.3-3.8) (3.3-3.8) (3.3-3.9)  
Multiparae n 85 41 44  
 Skindex 29      
 Emotion   2.5 0.0 5.0 0.011
   (0.0-8.8) (0.0-5.0) (0.0-16.9)  
 Symptoms   14.3 14.3 16.1 0.193
   (10.7-25.0) (10.7-19.6) (10.7-25.0)  
 Functioning   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.758
   (0.0-0.0) (0.0-0.0) (0.0-0.0)  
 WHOQOL-BREF   3.5 3.5 3.6 0.526
   (3.2-3.8) (3.2-4.0) (3.2-3.8)  
  1. Data were analyzed by Mann–Whitney U test.
  2. ( − ) indicates in interquartile range (IQR).