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Table 5 Scores for modified MVQOLI factors (based on [52], N = 285)

From: Quality of life among patients receiving palliative care in South Africa and Uganda: a multi-centred study

Modified MVQOLI subscale score* Items Mean (SD) Median Interquartile range Respondent range
Modified Symptom subscale 1, 3, 4 3.69 (0.71) 4.0 3.33-4.00 1-5
Modified Function subscale 2, 6, 7, 8 2.83 (0.91) 2.75 2.00-3.50 1-4.75
Modified Interpersonal subscale 11, 12, 13, 14, 24 3.62 (0.78)a 3.80 2.60-3.80a 1.2-5a
Modified Well being subscale 16, 17, 18, 19, 23 3.18 (0.81)b 3.20 2.60-3.80b 1-5b
Modified Transcendent subscale 21, 22 3.25 (1.05)a 3.50 2.00-4.00a 1-5a
  1. * Mean score for included items (raw scores used for all items: 1 (worst possible) - 5 (best possible))
  2. a Missing n = 2
  3. b Missing n = 7