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Table 6 Comparison of QOL domain scores: subjects feeling currently ill versus not feeling currently ill

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

  Mean (SD) Statistics Mean (SD) Statistics
QOL domains Pt feels currently ill Pt not feeling ill currently T Df P Carer feeling ill Carer not ill T Df P
  N = 97 N = 83     N = 98 N = 83    
Physical health 12.7 (1.7) 14.2 (1.1) 6.6 178 0.001 14.3 (1.2) 14.5 (1.1)    ns
Psychological health 19.8 (3.3) 22.4 (1.5) 6.7 178 0.001 21.9 (1.8) 22.1 (1.7)    ns
Independence 16.3 (2.7) 18.4 (1.8) 6.1 179 0.001 18.8 (2.0) 18.9 (1.8)    ns
Social relations 10.8 (3.2) 13.6 (1.9) 6.9 177 0.001 13.1 (2.2) 13.8 (1.8) 2.1 176 0.04
Environment 28.2 (5.3) 32.7 (4.6) 6.1 178 0.001 31.8 (4.7) 33.5 (4.4) 2.5 176 0.02
Spiritual 4.1 (1.1) 4.8 (0.5) 5.6 178 0.001 4.6 (0.6) 4.8 (0.5)    ns
General facet health & QOL 7.3 (2.0) 9.4 (1.2) 8.2 178 0.001 9.1 (1.2) 9.4 (1.0)    ns