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

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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