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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
 Nausea and vomiting19.021.516.7
 Financial difficulties34.628.733.3
 Appetite loss24.125.333.3

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