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Table 4 Descriptive Baseline Statistics of Scales (N = 272–278)

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

Scale/Subscale Raw Baseline Scores M (SD) Transformed Scores (0–100) M (SD) Cronbach's Alpha
    Baseline Week 6 Week 12 Week 24
FACT-G total score 84.73 (12.56) 78.46 (11.63) 0.84 0.89 0.88 0.89
Physical Well-being (PWB) 24.35 (3.44) 86.97 (12.30) 0.69 0.82 0.74 0.80
Functional Well-being (FWB) 20.49 (5.53) 73.17 (19.76) 0.85 0.88 0.89 0.88
Social/Family Well-being (SFWB) 21.59 (4.93) 77.11 (17.60) 0.59 0.60 0.68 0.56
Emotional Well-being (EWB) 18.32 (4.18) 76.31 (17.41) 0.72 0.72 0.63 0.74
FACT-P total score 118.59 (17.05) 76.02 (10.93) 0.87 0.91 0.90 0.92
Prostate Cancer Subscale (PCS) 33.91 (6.58) 70.64 (13.72) 0.70 0.79 0.75 0.81
Trial Outcome Index (TOI) 78.73 (12.94) 75.70 (12.44) 0.86 0.91 0.90 0.92
FAPSI-6 (excluding urination items1) 18.38 (3.92) 76.6 (16.35) 0.68 0.80 0.69 0.81
FAPSI-8 24.94 (4.75) 77.94 (14.84) 0.67 0.79 0.74 0.80
  1. 1difficulty urinating, problems with urinating limit activities