Evaluation of subjective symptoms of Japanese patients with multiple chemical sensitivity using QEESI

Sachiko Hojo, Kou Sakabe, Satoshi Ishikawa, Mikio Miyata, Hiroaki Kumano

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    Abstract

    Objectives The Quick Environment Exposure Sensitivity Inventory (QEESI) has been used as a questionnaire to evaluate subjective symptoms of patients with multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS), also known as idiopathic environmental intolerance, in Japan. However, no cutoff value for Japanese subjects has yet been established. We designed this study to establish a cutoff value for Japanese subjects using QEESI(

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)267-275
    Number of pages9
    JournalEnvironmental Health and Preventive Medicine
    Volume14
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2009 Sep

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    Keywords

    • Idiopathic environmental intolerance (IEI)
    • Logistic regression analysis
    • Multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS)
    • Quick Environment Exposure Sensitivity Inventory (QEESI)
    • Receiver operating characteristics (ROC) analysis

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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