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Table 3 Short- and long-term health-related quality of life, represented by EQ-5D index score

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

  W0 W4 2 M 5 M 12 M 24 M 36 M
  EQ-5D index score [median (Q1, Q3)]
General 0.66 (0.55, 0.76) 0.42 (0.26, 0.73) 0.66 (0.29, 0.76) 0.66 (0.27, 0.76) 0.64 (0.0, 0.76) 0.29 (0.0, 0.76) 0.00 (0.00, 0.67)
Fita 0.76 (0.66, 0.76) 0.66 (0.39, 0.76) 0.74 (0.66, 0.76) 0.76 (0.66, 1.00) 0.76 (0.64, 1.00) 0.76 (0.32, 1.00) 0.66 (0.00, 1.00)
Vulnerablea 0.63 (0.29, 0.73) 0.39 (0.21, 0.67) 0.58 (0.23, 0.73) 0.66 (0.19, 0.76) 0.57 (0.00, 0.74) 0.00 (0.00, 0.66) 0.00 (0.00, 0.58)
  Spearman correlations [rs]b
G-8 0.64 0.42 0.41 0.42 0.52 0.45 0.38
Abnormal CGA domains −0.74 −0.46 −0.43 −0.45 −0.46 −0.34 −0.41
  1. W week, M month, G-8 geriatric-8, EQ-5D euroqol-5 dimensions
  2. aclassification based on G-8 assessed at W0, bspearman correlations between EQ-5D index score and respectively G-8 and the number of abnormal CGA domains