Table 4

Correlation coefficients between QLACS scores and other measures

QLACS scale

Measure

Correlation


Subscales

Physical Pain

SF36 – Bodily pain

-0.82

Negative Feelings

SF-36 mental health

-0.78

Positive Feelings

SF-36 mental health

-0.81

Cognitive Problems

N/A

-

Sexual Problems

N/A

-

Social Avoidance

SF-36 Social functioning

-0.71

Fatigue

SF-36 Vitality

-0.88

QLACS generic summary score (GSS)

SF-36 PCS

-0.70

SF-36 MCS

-0.69

FACTG

-0.81

VAS

-0.72

Symptoms

0.58

Self-Assessed Health

0.67

QLACS cancer specific summary score (CSS)

SF-36 PCS

-0.32

SF-36 MCS

-0.39

FACT Breast Cancer Specific Subscale

-0.62

VAS

-0.32

Symptoms

0.46

Self-assessed health

0.38


*The N for correlations is from 88 to 94.

Avis et al. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2006 4:92   doi:10.1186/1477-7525-4-92

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