Table 4

Quality of Life and Spiritual Wellbeing in palliative patients

HOMEOPATHY

CONVENTIONAL CARE

t01

t1 (n = 73)

t4 (n = 49)

t01

t1 (n = 140)

t4 (n = 85)


FACT-G

74.6 (15.2)

79.3 (17.3)**

81.9 (15.8)***

73.3 (17.3)

74.8 (17.9)

73.1 (19.2)

FACIT-Sp

31.3 (8.8)

34.3 (8.8)***

35.1 (8.8)***

30.6 (9.8)

31.6 (9.2)*

30.1 (9.9)


FACT: Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy; G: General;

FACIT-Sp: Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy - Spiritual Wellbeing

Mean (SD)

1 baseline data of patients with valuable data at t1

*P ≤ 0.05; ** p ≤ 0.01; *** p ≤ 0.001

Rostock et al. BMC Cancer 2011 11:19   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-11-19

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