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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of cognitive interview sample (N = 21)

From: Further content validation of the 18-item NCCN/FACT Ovarian Symptom Index and its Disease Related Symptom-Physical (DRS-P) subscale for use in advanced ovarian cancer clinical trials

Characteristicn (%)
NFOSI-18 Score1Mean (range, median)
 DRS-P subscale25 (9–31, 27)2
 Total score52.5 (31–60, 56)3
Age59.5 (39–73, 57)
Education
 Eighth grade or less1 (5%)
 High school7 (33%)
 Some college10 (48%)
 College2 (9%)
 Advanced degree1 (5%)
Ethnicity
 Hispanic or Latino origin2 (9.5%)
 Non-Hispanic or Latino origin19 (90.5%)
Race
 White16 (76%)
 African American or Black3 (14%)
 Asian1 (5%)
 Other (biracial)1 (5%)
Marital Status
 Never married2 (9.5%)
 Married11 (52%)
 In a committed relationship1 (5%)
 Divorced5 (24%)
 Widowed2 (9.5%)
Employment Status
 Employed full-time9 (43%)
 Employed part-time2 (9.5%)
 Homemaker1 (5%)
 Unemployed1 (5%)
 Retired2 (9.5%)
 On disability4 (19%)
 On leave of absence2 (9.5%)
  1. 1Lower scores indicate greater symptom burden (i.e., poorer quality of life)
  2. 2DRS-P subscale score (range 0–36)
  3. 3NFOSI-18 total score range (range 0–72)