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Table 4 Adjusted# Means (+s.e.) for three MOA groups

From: Effects of mode of administration (MOA) on the measurement properties of the EORTC QLQ-C30: a randomized study

EORTC QLQ-C30
All Scales
Paper & pencil at home
(N = 132)
Telephone
(N = 121)
Paper & Pencil in clinic
(N = 61)
 
  Mean (s.e.) Mean (s.e.) Mean (s.e.) Sig.#
Physical function 68.9(2.9) 67.1(3.0) 65.3(3.6) .47
Role function 61.4(3.3) 62.2(3.3) 60.4(3.9) .86
Cognitive function 86.2(2.7) 86.0(2.8) 84.8(3.3) .87
Emotional function* & 74.1(2.7) 79.5(2.8) 75.0(3.3) .04
Social function 79.1(3.1) 79.2(3.2) 76.9(3.8) .76
Global Health/QoL 64.7(2.6) 66.0(2.7) 64.5(3.2) .79
Fatigue 41.0(3.2) 41.9(3.2) 45.3(3.8) .42
Nausea/vomiting 6.9(2.9) 6.2(3.0) 7.5(3.5) .90
Pain 33.6(3.6) 33.1(3.7) 26.0(4.4) .11
Dyspnea 24.4(3.4) 26.4(3.5) 28.6(4.2) .48
Insomnia 30.5(4.3) 22.3(4.4) 27.3(5.2) .06
Anorexia 8.7(3.9) 13.4(4.0) 13.0(4.7) .29
Constipation 4.2(3.1) 4.8(3.1) 1.7(3.7) .61
Diarrhea 6.2(2.5) 6.4(2.6) 5.7(3.1) .97
Financial 10.4(2.9) 8.7(2.9) 5.8(3.5) .30
  1. *p < 0.05 ** p < 0.01
  2. # adjusted for covariates in Tables 1 and 2
  3. & overall effect size for Emotional Function scale are 0.16 for overall effect (Cohen's f, based on partial eta squared) and 0.31, 0.14, 0.19 (Cohen's d) for the "telephone vs. paper & pencil at home", the "paper & pencil at home vs. pencil & paper in-clinic", and the "telephone vs. paper & pencil in-clinic" pairs of conditions, respectively.