Table 1

Cancer Worry Questionnaire Correlations

Item

I worry about...

Subscale

1

2

3

4

5

6


1

future diagnostic tests

Cancer Worry

1.00

2

another type of cancer

Cancer Worry

0.81

1.00

3

my cancer coming back

Cancer Worry

0.76

0.87

1.00


4

dying

Health Worry

0.33

0.31

0.28

1.00

5

my health

Health Worry

0.34

0.35

0.33

0.58

1.00

6

my children's health

Health Worry

0.31

0.31

0.30

0.27

0.38

1.00


Each item had a Likert-type scale with four response options: 1 = Not at all; 2 = A little bit; 3 = Somewhat; 4 = Very much. All correlations are statistically significant at the 0.0001-level.

Gotay and Pagano Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2007 5:15   doi:10.1186/1477-7525-5-15

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