TABLE 2.

Mean HRQoL Scores (TAPQOL) for Children With Galactosemia and for Healthy Children

ScaleMean Children With Galactosemia (n = 21)Mean Healthy Children (n = 251)P Value
Sleeping79.183.1.36
Appetite80.685.9.08
Lungs94.397.2.40
Stomach79.892.6.00*
Skin94.692.8.42
Motor function95.398.8.12
Social function95.691.4.05
Problem behavior67.767.7.93
Communication80.991.7.03
Anxiety73.079.2.28
Positive mood97.698.9.57
Liveliness96.898.1.64
  • High scores indicate better quality of life.

  • * P < .01.

  • P < .05.