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Table 1 Quality of life scores of patients and FCs (mean ± SD)

From: Factors associated with quality of life of adult patients with acute leukemia and their family caregivers in China: a cross-sectional study

  Domain Previous research [41, 42] Current study t p
AL patients PWB 22.9 ± 4.90 11.89 ± 6.31 24.42 < 0.001
(FACT-Leu) SWB 24.7 ± 4.10 18.12 ± 4.68 19.66 < 0.001
  EWB 18.8 ± 4.20 8.63 ± 4.34 34.73 < 0.001
  FWB 18.3 ± 6.40 12.13 ± 6.66 12.96 < 0.001
  Leu subscale 52.1 ± 9.00 26.62 ± 10.22 34.91 < 0.001
  Total score 93.4 ± 18.90 76.80 ± 16.44 14.14 < 0.001
FCs PF 90.65 ± 8.53 87.88 ± 15.22 2.55 0.012
(SF-36) RP 52.64 ± 34.39 43.75 ± 43.44 2.87 0.005
  BP 84.60 ± 9.91 81.30 ± 17.97 2.57 0.011
  GH 52.36 ± 13.15 45.77 ± 9.04 10.21 < 0.001
  VT 66.52 ± 10.39 59.16 ± 14.31 7.20 < 0.001
  SF 75.71 ± 16.71 56.44 ± 19.30 13.98 < 0.001
  RE 40.96 ± 35.09 40.99 ± 41.25 −0.01 0.993
  MH 65.67 ± 11.86 53.45 ± 11.91 14.36 < 0.001
  PCS 70.06 ± 16.49 64.67 ± 15.44 4.88 < 0.001
  MCS 62.22 ± 18.51 52.5 ± 13.49 10.08 < 0.001
  1. PWB physical well-being, SWB social/family well-being, EWB emotional well-being, FWB functional well-being, PF physical functioning, RP role physical, BP bodily pain, GH general health perception, VT vitality, SF social functioning, RE role emotional, MH mental health, PCS physical component summary, MCS mental component summary, SD standard deviation AL acute leukemia, FC family caregiver, FACT-Leu Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Leukemia, SF-36 36-item Short-Form Health Survey