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Table 3 FACT-M scores and MCC-specific scores from baseline to each measurement time point

From: Psychometric properties of the FACT-M questionnaire in patients with Merkel cell carcinoma

FACT-M Subscales and Summary scores Score rangea Score - Mean (SD)
Baseline (N = 70) Week 7 (N = 49) Week 13 (N = 38) Week 19 (N = 29) Week 25 (N = 27)
FACT-G subscales
 Physical well-being (PWB) 0–28 21.8 (5.69) 21.3 (5.50) 22.5 (4.23) 22.3 (5.33) 23.4 (3.53)
 Social/Family well-being (SWB) 0–28 22.4 (5.04) 21.5 (5.90) 21.2 (4.90) 22.7 (4.02) 23.1 (4.37)
 Emotional well-being (EWB) 0–24 17.5 (4.56) 18.4 (4.46) 19.0 (3.58) 18.1 (4.29) 19.4 (3.46)
 Functional well-being (FWB) 0–28 16.6 (6.37) 16.7 (6.15) 16.3 (5.30) 16.6 (6.33) 18.6 (5.50)
Melanoma-specific subscales
 Melanoma Subscale (MS) 0–64 50.5 (9.00) 50.3 (8.77) 51.5 (7.71) 51.6 (8.22) 53.9 (6.52)
 Melanoma surgery Scale (MSS) 0–32 26.1 (6.10) 25.8 (7.22) 26.4 (5.87) 25.9 (6.83) 28.6 (3.42)
Summary scales
 FACT-M TOI 0–120 88.9 (19.28) 88.3 (18.23) 90.3 (15.21) 90.5 (18.28) 95.8 (14.05)
 FACT-G total score 0–108 78.2 (17.71) 77.8 (16.15) 79.0 (12.89) 79.7 (16.03) 84.5 (12.89)
 FACT-M total score 0–172 128.7 (25.24) 128.1 (22.88) 130.5 (18.96) 131.3 (23.28) 138.4 (17.95)
MCC-specific scores
 Physical Function score (PF) 0–24 15.2 (5.73) 14.1 (5.58) 14.8 (5.11) 14.9 (5.79) 17.1 (4.43)
 Psychological Impact score (PI) 0–24 17.4 (4.75) 18.7 (4.81) 19.3 (3.86) 18.3 (4.33) 19.2 (3.34)
 MCC summary score 0–48 32.6 (9.53) 32.8 (9.07) 34.2 (7.66) 33.2 (8.64) 36.3 (6.91)
  1. MID minimally important difference, PAS PRO analysis set, SD standard deviation
  2. aHigher score = better health-related quality of life
  3. Scores were assessed in the PAS (N = 70)