Table 2

Baseline QoL scores of 1194 lung cancer patients

QLQ-C30 Scale

Mean

Median

SD

Range


Global

53.6

58.3

26.3

0-100

Physical

68.7

73.3

25.5

0-100

Role

58.9

66.7

34.3

0-100

Emotional

64.1

66.7

25.8

0-100

Cognitive

74.9

83.3

25.9

0-100

Social

61.2

66.7

32.9

0-100

Fatigue

46.8

44.4

28.4

0-100

Nausea/Vomiting

14.5

0

22.2

0-100

Pain

37.1

33.3

32.8

0-100

Dyspnea

37.6

33.3

33.6

0-100

Insomnia

39.9

33.3

33.5

0-100

Appetite Loss

31.3

33.3

34.1

0-100

Constipation

24.2

0

31.3

0-100

Diarrhea

9.9

0

19.7

0-100


Higher scores in the global and functioning scales and lower scores in the symptom scales indicate better QoL.

Braun et al. BMC Cancer 2011 11:353   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-11-353

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