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Table 2 Correlation between patient and observer scores on symptom subscales

From: Lung cancer symptoms and pulse oximetry in the prognostic assessment of patients with lung cancer

  Patient scale (mm) * Observer scale (point) * Spearman's rho p-value†
Appetite 31 (19–43) 75 (50–100) -0.52 0.0001
Fatigue 56 (46–65) 50 (0–100) -0.21 N.S.
Cough 29 (19–39) 75 (25–100) -0.71 0.0001
Dyspnea 38 (27–49) 75 (0–100) -0.51 0.001
Pain 44 (32–57) 75 (25–100) -0.36 0.02
Hemoptysis 13 (0–22) 100 (50–100) -0.50 0.001
Global symptom score 35 (28–42) 69 (42–100) -0.57 0.0001
  1. * Median values and range.
  2. † N.S.: Not significant at the 0.05 level (two-tailed)