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Table 2A Comparative level of group satisfaction with QOL items: for patients and caregivers' impression of patients' QOL

From: Factors associated with quality of life of outpatients with breast cancer and gynecologic cancers and their family caregivers: a controlled study

Highest satisfaction: ≥ 75% subjects Moderate satisfaction: 66–74% subjects Bare satisfaction: 50–65% subjects Dissatisfied: < 50% subjects
  1. Patients with breast, cervical and ovarian cancer  
Overall QOL(79%), feeling pain (87%), med treatment(75%), life meaningful (82%), ability concentrate(96%), physical environ(84%), energy(95%), bodily appearance(92%), ability to get around(98%), sleep satisfaction(91%), ADL(81%), work capacity(80%), self satisfaction(82%), personal relations (77%), friends' support(79%), living place(81%), negative feelings(85%) Health satisfaction (69%), enjoy life (72%), access to health service (72%) Feeling safe(64%), satisfaction with sex (53%) Money for needs(39%), information available(35%), leisure opportunity (28%), transport satisfaction (33%)
  2. Caregivers' impression of breast/ cervical ovarian cancer patients' QOL
Overall QOL(89%), health satisfaction (85%), life meaningful(96%), concentration(96%), physical environ(84%), energy(93%), bodily appearance(94%), getting around(97%), sleep (80%), ADL (79%), work capacity(80%), self satisfaction (90%), personal relations(80%), friends' support(82%), living place(85%) Feeling safe(67%), access to health service (71%) Feeling pain(64%), satisfaction with sex(55%) Dependence on med treatment (25%), enjoy life(5%), money (41%), information availability (33%), leisure opportunity (28%), transport (28%), negative feeling (9%)