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Table 2 Vulnerability percentage of HNCA patients, assessed by CGA or G-8, at W0 and W4

From: G-8 indicates overall and quality-adjusted survival in older head and neck cancer patients treated with curative radiochemotherapy

  Vulnerable patients at W0 Vulnerable patients at W4
  (n = 100; %) (n = 87; %)
Geriatric-8 (G-8) 68.0 92.0
Comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) 72.0 83.9
Domains within CGA   
 Activities of Daily living (ADL) 16.0 18.4
 Instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) 52.0 70.1
 Mini nutritional assessment (MNA) 48.0 75.9
 Mini mental state examination (MMSE) 16.0 17.4
 Geratric depression scale (GDS) 17.0 28.7
 Tinetti gait and balance (Tinetti) 29.0 34.5
 Cumulative illness rating scale for geriatrics (CIRS-G) 77.0 78.2
  1. W week
  2. Adapted from Pottel et al. [20]