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Table 2 Mean score value of the EORTC QLQ-C30 and EORTC QLQ-BR23 Scales Variables of patients with Breast cancer at TASH, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

From: Health-related quality of life and its predictors among patients with breast cancer at Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  EORTC QLQ-C30 and EORTC QLQ-BR23 Scales Mean ± SD
EORTC QLQ- C30 GQoL 59.32 ± 22.94
Functional scales
 Physical functioning 67.97 ± 25.15
 Role functioning 73.18 ± 36.19
 Emotional functioning 71.51 ± 29.74
 Cognitive functioning 78.55 ± 26.23
 Social functioning 80.07 ± 30.08
Symptom scales and Items
 Fatigue 42.38 ± 33.35
 Nausea and Vomiting 14.48 ± 24.96
 Pain 36.46 ± 32.91
 Dyspnoea 18.65 ± 30.69
 Insomnia 33.16 ± 39.85
 Appetite loss 36.47 ± 40.69
 Constipation 24.83 ± 35.72
 Diarrhea 4.04 ± 14.76
 Financial Difficulties 48.59 ± 44.56
EORTC QLQ-BR23 Functional scales
 Body image 77.21 ± 32.09
 Sexual functioning 17.78 ± 28.09
 Sexual enjoyment 63.51 ± 30.98
 Future perspective 52.47 ± 43.13
Symptom scales/items
 Systemic therapy side effects 34.11 ± 22.59
 Breast symptoms 18.39 ± 22.71
 Arm symptoms 24.92 ± 25.06
 Upset by hair loss 26.92 ± 40.24