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Table 10 Scores by ECOG status, combined validity samples (n = 120).

From: The "Palliative Care Quality of Life Instrument (PQLI)" in terminal cancer patients

SCALES ECOG status >2 ECOG status ≤2  
  Mean score S. D. Mean score S. D. P *
Activity (AC) 51.29 35.04 85.17 29.16 <0.001
Self Care (SC) 37.98 30.17 63.95 41.29 0.001
Health (HE) 52.51 31.41 67.61 29.00 0.011
Choice of Treatment (CT) 42.86 41.89 66.28 40.42 0.004
Support (SU) 45.67 39.41 71.71 40.26 0.001
Communication (CO) 69.05 32.29 84.49 26.07 0.008
Psychological Affect (PA) 47.12 37.62 65.97 37.82 0.009
Overall Quality of Life (OQoL) 48.37 11.11 64.54 11.98 <0.001
  1. * Mann-Whitney U test