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Table 6 Severity of allergy in allergic patients vs. healthy controls

From: Prospective validation of the “rhino conjunctivitis allergy-control-SCORE©” (RC-ACS©)

  Allergic patients Healthy controls
Criterion n Mean ± SD Median [range] n Mean ± SD Median [range]
RC-ACS© (units) 80 4.3 ± 3.0 3.7 [0.0; 14.1] 40 0.2 ± 0.5 0.0 [0.0; 2.9]
E-ACS© (units) 80 1.2 ± 1.3 0.9 [0.0; 5.1] 40 0.0 ± 0.2 0.0 [0.0; 1.0]
N-ACS© (units) 80 3.0 ± 2.1 3.0 [0.0; 9.0] 40 0.1 ± 0.3 0.0 [0.0; 1.9]
Global Assessment of Severity of Allergy (Rating Scale 1-10) 80 3.6 ± 1.6 3.6 [1.0; 7.1] 40 1.1 ± 0.2 1.0 [1.0; 2.3]
Quality of Life (RQLQ total score) 79 1.9 ± 1.1 1.8 [0.2; 4.1] - n.a. n.a.
Medical Consultations due to allergy in the last 12 months 78 1.7 ± 2.5 1.0 [0.0; 12.0] - n.a. n.a.
Non-productive days due to allergy in the last 12 months 80 0.6 ± 2.5 0.0 [0.0; 15.0] - n.a. n.a.
  1. n.a. = not applicable.