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Table 4 HRQoL and sexual function scores by age among endometrial cancer survivors

From: Long-term quality of life and sexual function of elderly people with endometrial or ovarian cancer

Variables < 70 years ≥ 70 years p value
N = 45 Mean (SD) Median (range) N = 58 Mean (SD) Median (range)
HRQoL
General health 44 64.4 (22.8) 60.0 (25.0–100.0) 57 52.7 (21.7) 60.0 (0.0–100.0) 0.01
Physical functioning 44 73.9 (32.3) 87.5 (0.0–100.0) 55 43.2 (37.4) 50.0 (0.0–100.0) < 0.001
Role physical 44 67.6 (30.5) 75.0 (0.0–100.0) 56 45.5 (27.8) 50.0 (0.0–100.0) 0.001
Role emotional 45 65.3 (27.3) 62.5 (0.0–100.0) 53 52.4 (26.4) 50.0 (0.0–100.0) 0.02
Bodily pain 43 75.0 (27.8) 75.0 (0.0–100.0) 55 54.1(26.7) 50.0 (0.0–100.0) 0.001
Mental health 44 60.5 (20.2) 62.5 (12.5–100.0) 56 56.2 (20.8) 50.0 (0.0–100.0) 0.28
Vitality 43 47.1 (27.4) 50.0 (0.0–100.0) 54 43.0 (25.0) 50.0 (0.0–100.0) 0.35
Social functioning 44 72.2 (26.0) 75.0 (0.0–100.0) 56 63.4 (24.7) 75.0 (25.0–100.0) 0.07
PCS 41 48.2 (10.6) 50.3 (20.4–61.5) 51 37.8 (9.9) 38.3 (16.7–60.8) < 0.001
MCS 41 43.4 (10.9) 44.8 (16.9–61.1) 51 42.2 (9.1) 41.9 (25.6–62.4) 0.38
Sexual function
Desire 43 2.4 (1.2) 2.4 (1.2–6.0) 46 1.7 (0.9) 1.2 (1.2–3.6) 0.01
Arousal 43 2.1 (2.0) 1.8 (0.0–6.0) 42 1.0 (1.3) 0.3 (0.0–4.5) 0.01
Pain 40 1.7 (2.2) 0.0 (0.0–6.0) 42 0.9 (1.8) 0.0 (0.0–6.0) 0.07
Satisfaction 27 3.6 (1.8) 4.0 (0.8–6.0) 18 2.9 (1.5) 3 (0.8–5.2) 0.14
Lubrication 42 1.7 (2.1) 0.6 (0.0–6.0) 42 1.1 (1.8) 0.0 (0.0–6.0) 0.07
Orgasm 43 2.0 (2.3) 1.2 (0.0–6.0) 44 0.8 (1.4) 0.0 (0.0–4.8) 0.01
Global score 26 17.4 (10.5) 19.1 (2.0–36.0) 18 13.5 (8.7) 14.8 (2.0–26.8) 0.20
  1. HRQoL Health-Related Quality of Life, PCS Physical Component Score, MCS Mental Component Score, SD standard deviation