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Table 2 Health-related quality of life and financial toxicity measures and their correlations with COST-FACIT-v2 (TC) total score among the participants

From: Translation and validation of the Traditional Chinese version of the COmprehensive Score for financial Toxicity-Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy (Version 2)

  Mean (SD) Correlation with COST total score
Health-related quality of life (FACT)   
Physical well-being (PWB) [range: 0–28] 19.2 (5.8) − 0.34 (p < 0.001)
Social/family well-being (SWB) [range: 0–28] 19.1 (5.1) − 0.23 (p < 0.001)
Emotional well-being (EWB) [range: 0–24] 17.7 (4.4) − 0.42 (p < 0.001)
Functional well-being (FWB) [range: 0–28] 15.7 (5.4) − 0.39 (p < 0.001)
FACT-G total score [range: 0–108] 71.6 (15.5) − 0.46 (p < 0.001)
Psychological distress   
Distress thermometer [range:0–10] 6.0 (3.2) 0.47 (p < 0.001)
  1. COST-FACIT-v2 (TC), COmprehensive Score for financial Toxicity (Version 2)—traditional Chinese; EWB, emotional well-being; FACT-G, Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy—General; FWB, functional well-being; PWB, Physical well-being; SWB, social/family well-being