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Table 1 Survey question about most concerning symptoms and problems

From: ‘Burden to others’ as a public concern in advanced cancer: a comparative survey in seven European countries

Which of the following nine symptoms or problems do you think would concern you the most?
A. So which of the following nine symptoms or problems do you think would concern you most?
B. And in second place?
List of problems 1st place 2nd place
(1st most concerning)* (2nd most concerning)*
1. Having no energy   
2. Being in pain   
3. Changes in the way you look   
4. Having no appetite at all   
5. Being a burden to others   
6. Being unable to get your breath   
7. Being alone   
8. Feeling as if you want to be sick   
9. Being worried and distressed   
  1. * scoring: 2 = first most concerning; 1 = second most concerning; 0 = if not selected as first or second most concerning.