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Table 7 CHAQ and CHQ

From: Muscle strength, physical fitness and well-being in children and adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis and the effect of an exercise programme: a randomized controlled trial

  Exercise group Control group
  Baseline 3 months 6 months   Baseline 3 months 6 months
  Mean Mean Mean   Mean Mean Mean
CHAQ n=20 0.50 0.41 0.50 n=15 0.44 0.46 0.37
CHQ domain n=23     n=16    
Physical functioning   83.4 88.4 87.6   80.4 86.9 84.63
Role Emotional   91.7 91.9 87.2   81.6 86.8 90.5
Role Behavioural   88.9 93.7 90.3   92.9 97.8 97.1
Role physical   91.2 94.2 89.5   80.2 89.8 96.3*
Bodily pain n=22 59.3 71.8 64.1 n=15 56.7 56.7 64.7
Behaviour n=18 82.7 82.5 83.6 n=15 84.5 82.4 86.5
Mental health   71.0 74.3 77.2   70.1 70.3 71.6
Self esteem   78.7 82.0 80.0   80.3 78.6 81.9
General health n=22 67.2 70.6 70.6 n=14 66.7 59.2 69.7
  1. * difference compared to baseline, p<0.017. Bonferroni adjustment for multiple comparisons.
  2. Outcome in mean at baseline, after 3 and 6 months.