BioMed Research International / 2018 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

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

Table 5

Spearman’s rank correlation coefficients among QLQ-C30 and QLQ-BR23 scales.

QLQ-C30

GHSFunctional scalesSymptom scales
PFRFEFCFSFFANVDIFIPADYSLAPCO

QLQ-BR23Functional scalesBRBI0.0210.1490.0880.1110.1290.011-0.083-0.060-0.066-0.376-0.019-0.103-0.033-0.066-0.012
BRSEF-0.3490.1920.2060.1720.1860.154-0.159-0.210-0.087-0.212-0.176-0.149-0.124-0.193-0.067
BRFU0.0560.1550.0400.0970.0940.014-0.065-0.075-0.109-0.371-0.017-0.125-0.012-0.041-0.058
BRSEE-0.3830.2240.2470.1940.2170.181-0.188-0.188-0.073-0.215-0.222-0.178-0.125-0.201-0.079
Symptom scalesBRST-0.138-0.155-0.103-0.106-0.134-0.0340.0800.1060.0630.4280.0560.0920.0220.0650.023
BRBS0.058-0.250-0.237-0.204-0.198-0.1210.1950.1450.0490.3500.1700.1770.0660.1790.029
BRAS0.019-0.235-0.200-0.187-0.170-0.1310.1580.1160.0900.4120.0970.1290.0250.0940.010
BRHL-0.215-0.098-0.018-0.040-0.0590.0160.0360.0140.0410.289-0.0230.0570.0130.0010.022

Note: p<0.01.
GHS, global health status; PF, physical functioning; RF, role functioning; EF, emotional functioning; CF, cognitive functioning.
SF, social functioning; FA, fatigue; NV, nausea and vomiting; DI, diarrhoea; FI, financial difficulties; PA, pain; DY, dyspnoea.
SL, insomnia; AP, appetite loss; CO, constipation; BRBI, body image; BRSEF, sexual functioning; BRFU, future perspective.
BRSEE, sexual enjoyment; BRST, systemic therapy side effect; BRBS, breast symptoms; BRAS, arm symptoms; BRHL, upset by hair loss.