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Table 2 Frequency of endorsement of checklist symptom/concerns

From: Brief assessment of priority symptoms in hormone refractory prostate cancer: The FACT Advanced Prostate Symptom Index (FAPSI)

Symptoms/concerns % Endorsed ("top 5")
Pain 68
Fatigue (lack of energy) 64
Pain limits performance 43
Difficulty urinating 32
Worry condition will get worse 27
Bone pain 25
Weight loss 18
Urinating problems limit activity1 18
Feeling ill 16
Able to enjoy life 16
Bothersome aches/pains 16
Trouble moving bowels 16
Sadness 14
Spend time in bed 11
Satisfaction with sex life 11
Losing hope 11
Able to work 11
Physical limitations on family role 9
Worry about dying 9
Enjoyment of leisure activities 9
Nausea 7
Sleep 7
Able to have/maintain erection 7
Anxiety 5
Contentment with QOL 5
Satisfaction with comfort level 5
Appetite 2
Able to feel like a man 2
Urinary frequency 2
  1. 1 17% chance probability of endorsement