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Table 3 Mean scores of quality of life and each domain between intervention and control group at baseline until 3rd follow ups

From: Effect of chemotherapy counseling by pharmacists on quality of life and psychological outcomes of oncology patients in Malaysia: a randomized control trial

Quality of Life Baseline 1th follow-up 2nd follow-up 3rd follow-up Effect of intervention Statistics
Mean ± SD Mean differences (95% CI)
Physical health
 Intervention Group 67.23 ± 21.40 70.25 ± 19.04 73.28 ± 17.08 76.17 ± 16.29 21.01, (15.75–26.26) 0.000
 Control group 65.30 ± 16.69 54.06 ± 17.45 44.36 ± 16.42 39.18 ± 15.08 0  
Psychological health
 Intervention Group 60. 06 ± 19.55 60.68 ± 19.59 64.83 ± 18.84 67.09 ± 18.22 15.07, (9.62–20.51) 0.000
 Control group 63.36 ± 18.39 51.37 ± 17.93 40.86 ± 16.83 36.78 ± 15.42 0  
Social relationships
 Intervention Group 63.35 ± 24.07 67.06 ± 21.40 71.62 ± 19.61 74.46 ± 18.43 24.79, (18.92–30.67) 0.000
 Control group 57.76 ± 18.85 47.74 ± 18.70 37.83 ± 17.36 33.96 ± 16.39 0  
Environment
 Intervention Group 66.85 ± 20.99 70.57 ± 19.27 73.95 ± 17.42 76.40 ± 16.20 21.07, (15.86–26.29) 0.000
 Control group 64.95 ± 16.41 54.63 ± 16.76 44.66 ± 16.26 39.21 ± 15.17 0  
Total quality of life
 Intervention Group 257.49 ± 80.00 268.55 ± 73.74 283.67 ± 67.92 294.11 ± 64.02 81.95, (62.11–101.80) 0.000
 Control group 251.37 ± 60.79 207.80 ± 59.23 167.71 ± 56.85 149.12 ± 50.85 0