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Table 4 Correlation between some QLACS domains and different criterion measures

From: Cross-cultural adaptation, reliability and validity of the Spanish version of the Quality of Life in Adult Cancer Survivors (QLACS) questionnaire: application in a sample of short-term survivors

QLACS Dimensions Correlation Criterion measures
Negative feelings −0.73 SF-36 (Mental Health)
Positive feelings 0.62 HADS (Depression)
Sexual problems −0.60 WHOQOL(Sex functioning)
Pain −0.69 WHOQOL (Pain)
  −0.69 SF-36 (Bodily Pain)
Fatigue 0.78 WHOQOL (Energy/fatigue)
  −0.77 SF-36 (Vitality)
Social avoidance 0.60 SF-36 (Social Functioning)
Generic Summary Scale −0.74 SF-36 (Mental Component Summary)
  -0.57 SF-36 (Physical Component Summary)
  −0.63 EQ-VAS
Appearance concerns −0.53 WHOQOL(Body image)
Distress over recurrence 0.60 EORTC-QLQ-BR23(Future Perspective)
Cancer-specific Summary Scale −0.40 SF-36 (Mental Component Summary)
  −0.28 SF-36 (Physical Component Summary)
  −0.20 EQ-VAS
  1. SF-36: Short Form 36
  2. HADS hospital anxiety and depression scale
  3. WHOQOL World Health Organization quality of life
  4. EQ-VAS EuroQoL visual analogue scale
  5. EORTC-QLQ-BR23 EORTC quality of life questionnaire breast cancer module