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Table 2 Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and psychological distress 1 year after diagnosis

From: Health-related quality of life and psychological distress among cancer survivors in Southeast Asia: results from a longitudinal study in eight low- and middle-income countries

  All cancers (n = 5249)
HRQoL
 Cancer-specific HRQoL (EORTC QLQ-C30) Mean SD
  Global health 66.2 22.0
  Physical function 79.0 22.8
  Emotional function 76.2 24.8
  Role function 74.8 28.8
  Cognitive function 86.2 20.7
  Social function 73.7 26.6
  Fatigue 24.7 25.2
  Nausea/vomiting 10.7 18.9
  Pain 21.4 25.4
  Dyspnea 13.9 22.8
  Insomnia 21.2 27.5
  Appetite loss 20.0 27.9
  Constipation 11.3 21.4
  Diarrhea 7.8 17.1
 Generic HRQoL (EQ-5D)
  Index score 0.74 0.23
Psychological distress N %
 HADS-A: Anxiety 1933 37
 HADS-D: Depression 2394 46
  1. HADS Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale