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Table 6 Influence of the severity of tics, GTS and psychiatric symptoms on dimensions of the FSQ

From: Quality of life in adults with Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome

FSQ Domains Independent variables R2 total p value
Physical - basic ADL Psychotic* 0.0961 0.0002
Physical-intermediate ADL Phobic anxiety* 0.2269 <0.0001
  VAS GTS 0.3301 <0.0001
  Somatisation* 0.3544 0.0254
Mental health Depression* 0.5925 <0.0001
  VAS GTS 0.6154 0.0050
Work performance Obsessive-compulsive* 0.2248 <0.0001
  VAS TIC 0.2674 0.0432
Social activities Phobic anxiety* 0.2272 <0.0001
  VAS TIC   
  Sensitivity* 0.2788 0.0022
   0.3191 0.0054
Quality of social interactions Depression* 0.2888 <0.0001
  Hostility*   
  Obsessive-compulsive* 0.3427 0.0010
   0.3640 0.0345
  1. FSQ: Functional Status Questionnaire.
  2. ADL: Activities of Daily Living.
  3. VAS GTS visual analogue mean scores severity of Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome.
  4. VAS TIC: visual analogue mean scores of severity of Tics.
  5. SCL-90R: Symptom Checklist 90 Revised of psychiatric symptoms.
  6. Stepwise regression analysis.
  7. *One of 10 factors of SCL-90R.