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Thank you to those who shared your ITP experiences through our online survey, and thanks to GlaxoSmithKline for funding and developing the questionnaire.
A total of 1,002 ITP patients and 1,031 age and gender-matched controls answered questions from three standard quality-of-life questionnaires plus additional questions in a survey funded by Amgen. Selected results were published in three journal articles. Below are links to the abstracts. Contact PDSA for copies of the articles.
- “Impact of ITP on physician visits and workplace productivity.”
- “Health-related quality of life of immune thrombocytopenic purpura patients: results from a web-based survey.”
- “Impact of corticosteroid-related symptoms in patients with immune thrombocytopenic purpura: results of a survey of 985 patients.”
Selected Treatment Results
|› Some||48.66%||› Some||43.69%||› Some||42.22%||› Some||24.14%||› Some||41.45%|
|› Sustained||24.87%||› Sustained||14.56%||› Sustained||14.44%||› Sustained||6.90%||› Sustained||19.42%|
|› Some||49.20%||› Some||43.69%||› Some||38.46%||› Some||24.14%||› Some||43.77%|
|› Normal||24.33%||› Normal||16.50%||› Normal||12.09%||› Normal||10.34%||› Normal||18.84%|
|Side Effects||Side Effects||Side Effects||Side Effects||Side Effects|
|› Some||4.28%||› Some||4.85%||› Some||3.41%||› Some||8.62%||› Some||6.07%|
|› Severe||1.34%||› Severe||0.00%||› Severe||0.00%||› Severe||0.00%||› Severe||1.73%|
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