Table 2

Changes from baseline FACT-G and Fatigue scores for 37 patients who completed 3 months (top) and for 28 of these who completed 6 months (bottom)
BASELINE mean±SD (range) 3 MONTHS mean±SD (range) CHANGE in mean P Number of patients who
Improved (MID) Worsened No Change
FACT-G 83.6 ± 13.1 87.7 ± 13.4 4.1 <0.001 28 9 0
n=37 (62–105) (53–108) (22)
FATIGUE 37.4 ± 10.4 40.5 ± 9.0 3.1 <0.01 25 9 3
n=37 (14–52) (19–52) (17)
BASELINE Mean±SD (range) 6 MONTHS mean±SD (range) CHANGE in mean P n
Improved (MID) Worsened No Change
FACT-G 82.5 ± 12.1 89.8 ± 12.1 7.3 <0.001 23 3 2
n=28 (62–104) (69–107) (22)
FATIGUE 36.6 ± 10.6 41 ± 10.3 4.4 <0.001 23 4 1
n=28 (14–50) (16–52) (18)

Significance values for comparison of baseline scores with scores at 3 and 6 months are indicated (using paired t-test). Analysis of changes over time by one-way repeated ANOVA is given in the Results section.

Groeneveldt et al.

Groeneveldt et al. BMC Cancer 2013 13:31   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-13-31

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