Table 4

Cancer Worry Questionnaire Response Distributions, Means, and Standard Deviations by Survivor Status

Cancer Worry Subscale

Health Worry Subscale


Future Tests

New Cancer

Recurrence

Death

Health

Children's Health


n

%

n

%

N

%

n

%

n

%

n

%


Short-term

1-Not at all

169

28.5

148

25.0

163

27.5

418

70.6

290

49.0

313

52.9

2-A little bit

103

17.4

107

18.1

110

18.6

116

19.6

194

32.8

105

17.7

3-Somewhat

108

18.2

107

18.1

102

17.2

28

4.7

75

12.7

37

6.3

4-Very much

186

31.4

201

34.0

196

33.1

13

2.2

19

3.2

24

4.1

No Response

26

4.4

29

4.9

21

3.5

17

2.9

14

2.4

113

19.1

Mean/S.D.

2.55

1.20

2.64

1.18

2.58

1.19

1.37

0.68

1.69

0.82

1.52

0.84


Long-term

1-Not at all

38

23.6

32

19.9

39

24.2

116

72.0

70

43.5

72

44.7

2-A little bit

33

20.5

32

19.9

30

18.6

30

18.6

55

34.2

32

19.9

3-Somewhat

39

24.2

36

22.4

34

21.1

7

4.3

23

14.3

25

15.5

4-Very much

47

29.2

57

35.4

57

35.4

5

3.1

12

7.5

5

3.1

No Response

4

2.5

4

2.5

1

0.6

3

1.9

1

0.6

27

16.8

Mean/S.D.

2.61

1.11

2.75

1.12

2.69

1.16

1.37

0.72

1.86

0.93

1.72

0.90


Total Sample

1-Not at all

207

27.5

180

23.9

201

26.7

534

70.9

360

47.8

385

51.1

2-A little bit

136

18.1

139

18.5

140

18.6

146

19.4

249

33.1

137

18.2

3-Somewhat

148

19.7

143

19.0

137

18.2

35

4.6

98

13.0

62

8.2

4-Very much

232

30.8

258

34.3

253

33.6

18

2.4

31

4.1

29

3.9

No Response

30

4.0

33

4.4

22

2.9

20

2.7

15

2.0

140

18.6

Mean/S.D.

2.56

1.18

2.67

1.17

2.60

1.19

1.37

0.69

1.73

0.85

1.57

0.86


For the response distributions for each item, the number of people (n) is shown on the left-hand side and the percentage (%) on the right. For the means and standard deviations (S.D.), the mean is on the left and the standard deviation is on the right.

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

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