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Table 3 Multi-factorial ANOVA

From: Patients’ perspectives on palliative chemotherapy of colorectal and non - colorectal cancer: a prospective study in a chemotherapy- experienced population

Independent factors Survival threshold
  Regression coefficient Significance
Disease group   
CRC vs. Non-CRC - 0.289 0.032
Sex   
Male vs. Female - 0.013 0.921
Age   
< 60 vs. 60-69 vs. ≥ 70 - 0.054 0.638
Anxiety   
None vs. Possible vs. Likely 0.195 0.168
Depression   
None vs. Possible vs. Likely - 0.439 0.020
Stomatitis   
None vs. Grade 1/2 vs. Grade 3/4 0.209 0.117
Nausea   
None vs. Grade 1/2 vs. Grade 3/4 0.110 0.424
Vomiting   
None vs. Grade 1/2 vs. Grade 3/4 −0.078 0.564
Diarrhea   
None vs. Grade 1/2 vs. Grade 3/4 - 0.267 0.032
Fatigue   
None vs. Grade 1/2 vs. Grade 3/4 0.179 0.177
Sensory Neuropathy   
None vs. Grade 1/2 vs. Grade 3/4 0.218 0.115
Skin Toxicity   
None vs. Grade 1/2 vs. Grade 3/4 0.109 0.396
Alopecia   
None vs. Grade 1 vs. Grade 2 0.107 0.404
Pain   
None vs. Mild vs. Moderate vs. Severe 0.176 0.176
  1. Dependent factor: survival threshold; independent factors: disease group, age, sex, psychological morbidity, toxicity, and pain.