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Table 9 Correlations between relevant scales of the PQLI and the scales of AQEL as well as the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Core Quality of Life Questionnaire (QLQ-C30, version 3.0).

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

PQLI AQEL Correlation EORTC Correlation
Self-Care _   Physical Functioning (1–5) 0.86
Activity Existential (7, 15, 16) 0.78 Role Functioning (20, 25) 0.83
Psychological Affect Psychological (8–12) 0.91 Emotional Functioning (21–24) 0.80
Health Status Physical (1–6) 0.90 Symptom Scales (8–19) 0.89
Overall Q of Life Global (19) 0.89 Global Quality of Life (29, 30) 0.88
    Cognitive (20, 25)  
    Emotional (21–24)  
    Social (26, 27)  
    Financial impact (28)  
Choice of Treatment _   _  
Support Social (13, 14)   _  
Communication Medical (17, 18)   _