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Table 2 Item-scale correlations for multi-trait scaling analyses of the EORTC QLQ-HCC18

From: Validation of the Japanese version of the EORTC hepatocellular carcinoma-specific quality of life questionnaire module (QLQ-HCC18)

  Hypothesized scales of the EORTC QLQ-HCC18
Item Fatigue Nutrition Pain Fever
Fatigue      
Item46 Have you been less active than you would like to be? 0.68 0.57 0.29 0.32
Item45 Have you found it difficult to keep going or to finish things you started? 0.75 0.55 0.32 0.35
Item47 Have you needed to sleep during the day? 0.44 0.29 0.24 0.14
Nutrition      
Item31 Did you feel thirsty? 0.42 0.50 0.30 0.23
Item32 Have you had problems with your sense of taste? 0.30 0.50 0.18 0.18
Item42 Have you worried about getting enough nourishment? 0.45 0.54 0.31 0.51
Item43 Have you felt full up too quickly after beginning to eat? 0.48 0.44 0.30 0.27
Item44 Have you worried about your weight being too low? 0.21 0.23 0.04 0.28
Pain      
Item38 Have you had pain in your shoulder? 0.20 0.15 0.25 0.11
Item39 Have you had abdominal pain? 0.39 0.48 0.25 0.36
Fever      
Item40 Have you had fevers? 0.34 0.46 0.27 0.52
Item41 Have you had chills? 0.23 0.31 0.19 0.52
  1. Correlations marked † were corrected for overlap.