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Table 2 Ranges, scores, and attributed weights of expressed SEIQoL domains by patients and caregivers

From: Domains of quality of life freely expressed by cancer patients and their caregivers: contribution of the SEIQoL

  N Range Scorea Weighb
  Patients Caregivers Patients Caregivers Patients Caregivers Patients Caregivers
Domains N = 205 N = 205 N = 205 N = 205 N = 205 N = 205 N = 205 N = 205
  N (%) N (%) 1–10 1–10 (0–100) (0–100) (0–100) (0–100)
Family 184 181 1 1 87,17 ± 17,65 81,64 ± 19,21 40,74 ± 18,19 40,74 ± 20,91
Health 129 132 2 2 55,96 ± 25,57 56,17 ± 25,67 34,57 ± 16,28 37,16 ± 19,43
Leisures 128 100 3 3 51,41 ± 32,64 58,47 ± 28,21 16,24 ± 12,27 14,65 ± 11,43
Social life 99 90 4 4 82,74 ± 17,92 76,96 ± 23,00 17,71 ± 9,84 17,73 ± 12,09
Occupational issues 55 70 5 5 53,56 ± 32,19 75,42 ± 23,04 14,44 ± 10,42 15,53 ± 9,49
Psychological well-being 53 56 6 7 70,63 ± 23,27 69,37 ± 28,93 19,81 ± 13,18 16,98 ± 12,60
Environment 44 61 7 6 64,72 ± 29,98 70,31 ± 26,05 15,3 ± 14,26 11,90 ± 7,14
Financial issues 42 46 8 9 51,35 ± 24,48 62,02 ± 23,89 12,17 ± 6,61 10,43 ± 8,67
Love life 33 52 9 8 80,27 ± 28,60 71,71 ± 24,77 31,97 ± 14,24 28,65 ± 17,93
Autonomy 21 7 10 10 52,41 ± 28,51 61,42 ± 21,15 21 ± 13,13 13,29 ± 8,56
  1. afrom 0 (lower) to 100 (higher) level of quality of life
  2. bfrom 0 (lower) to 100 (higher) weight assigned to the specific domain
  3. M ± SD: mean ± standard deviation