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Table 3 Comparison of FACT-G, FLIC and EORTC QLQ-C30 total/global functioning scores by presentation order(a)

From: Order effects: a randomised study of three major cancer-specific quality of life instruments

  FACT-G FLIC EORTC QLQ-C30
  Order A (N = 445) Order B (N = 390) Order A (N = 378) Order B (N = 436) Order A (N = 433) Order B (N = 428)
Mean 85.92 83.48 123.56 124.18 63.68 67.11
Difference in means (95% CI) 2.44 (0.66 to 4.24) -0.62 (-3.20 to 1.97) -3.43 (-5.87 to -0.99)
SD 15.44 15.94 21.84 22.79 21.69 21.83
  1. (a)Order A and order B mean, respectively, the HRQoL instrument was placed first and second in the questionnaire.