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Table 3 Correlation between pulse oximetry and LCSS subscales

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

  Patient scale Observer scale
  Spearman's rho p-value * Spearman's rho p-value
Appetite 0.02 N.S -0.20 N.S.
Fatigue -0.23 N.S -0.19 N.S.
Cough -0.16 N.S -0.33 0.03
Dyspnea 0.07 N.S -0.26 N.S.
Pain -0.13 N.S 0.02 N.S.
Hemoptysis -0.85 N.S -0.20 N.S.
Global symptom score -0.23 N.S. -0.31 0.049
  1. * N.S.: Not significant at the 0.05 level (two-tailed)