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Table 3 Common domains expressed by both patient and caregiver within the dyad

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

Domains N Scores’ differencea p Weighs’ difference b p
Family 167 4.81 0.002 0.33 0.918
Health 93 1.6 0.660 4.86 0.030
Leisures 75 5.9 0.099 3.34 0.042
Social life 55 0.59 0.939 0.80 0.730
Occupational issues 25 19.71 0.030 4.50 0.317
Psychological well-being 20 7.96 0.421 7.05 0.039
Environment 15 6.32 0.555 4.40 0.486
Financial issues 17 5.11 0.793 1.06 0.594
Love life 12 14.5 0.176 1.00 0.929
Autonomy 2   - - -
Index 205 1.72 0.424   
  1. ascores’ difference between the patient’ score and the caregiver’ score within a same dyad (absolute value)
  2. bweights’ difference between the patient’ weight and the caregiver’ weight within a same dyad (absolute value)
  3. Bold values: p < 0.05