BioMed Research International / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Health-Related Quality of Life among Women Breast Cancer Patients in Eastern China

Table 2

Quality of life scores for all participants (n=608).

EORTC ItemMean scoreSDMedian

Panel A: QLQ-C30 Questionnaire

Global Health Status53.814.750.0
Functional Scales
 Physical functioning75.517.280.0
 Role functioning77.425.583.3
 Emotional functioning74.219.775.0
 Cognitive functioning76.919.583.3
 Social functioning69.924.666.7
Symptom Scales
 Fatigue34.018.133.3
 Nausea and vomiting19.021.516.7
 Diarrhoea10.418.90.0
 Financial difficulties34.628.733.3
 Pain28.919.933.3
 Dyspnoea17.222.20.0
 Insomnia31.424.433.3
 Appetite loss24.125.333.3
 Constipation24.626.433.3

Panel B: QLQ-BR23 Questionnaire

Functional Scales
 Body image64.925.066.7
 Sexual functioning89.015.9100.0
 Future perspective51.531.466.7
 Sexual enjoyment88.319.6100.0
Symptom Scales
 Systemic therapy side effects24.716.923.8
 Breast symptoms17.119.88.3
 Arm symptoms20.219.616.7
 Upset by hair loss38.630.333.3

SD, standard deviation