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Table 2 Average scores of any considerable specific subscales of questionnaires, stratified according to different urinary diversion

From: Quality of life in women undergoing urinary diversion for bladder cancer: results of a multicenter study among long-term disease-free survivors

Questionnaire Subscale CUS av BK av VIP av p*
EORTC QLQ C 30 Total score 28.1 ± 8.7 21.5 ± 6.2 23 ± 2.2  
Physical function 1.8 1.3 1.4 (p=n.s.)
Diarrhea 2.5 1.0 1.0 (p=n.s.)
Appetite loss 1.5 1.1 1.1 (p=0.054)
Fatigue 2.0 1.5 1.6 (p=0.053)
EORTC QLQ BLM 30 Total score 7.3 ± 2.6 6.8 ± 2.0 6.7 ± 2.0  
Body image 2.3 2.0 1.4 (p=n.s.)
Sexual functioning 0.6 0.5 0.3 (p=n.s.)
FACT- BL Total score 7.8 ± 2.3 6.2 ± 2.1 7.1 ± 1.4  
Social well being 1.9 2.0 2.1 (p=n.s.)
Functional well being 1.8 2.0 2.0 (p=n.s.)
Physical well being 1.3 0.6 0.7 (p=0.008)
Emotional well being 1.7 1.2 1.3 (p=0.024)
  1. In bold significant p value (*unpaired T test: CUS vs BK+VIP).