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Table 2 Degree of symptoms

From: Relationship between symptoms and both stage of change in adopting a healthy life style and quality of life in patients with liver cirrhosis: a cross-sectional study

Rank Symptom Mean (SD)
1 Fatigue 4.0 (2.5)
2 Muscle cramps 3.2 (2.4)
3 Decrease in memory 2.7 (2.3)
4 Itching 2.4 (2.7)
5 Dyspepsia 2.4 (2.3)
6 Anorexia 2.1 (2.5)
7 Dark urine 2.0 (2.3)
8 RUQ pain 1.9 (2.1)
9 Drowsiness 1.8 (2.2)
10 Dry mouth 1.8 (2.2)
11 Bruising 1.6 (2.1)
12 Shortness of breath/dyspnea 1.4 (1.9)
13 Nausea/vomiting 1.3 (1.9)
14 Bodily pain 1.3 (2.0)
15 Urinary difficulty 1.1 (1.8)
16 Tarry stools 1.1 (1.9)
17 Ascites/edema 1.0 (1.9)
18 Change in appearance 0.9 (1.9)
  Total symptom score 33.6 (24.8)
  1. SD, standard deviation; RUQ, right upper quadrant