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Table 4 Correlations of the WHOQOL-BREF with the EORTC QLQ-C30 domains (n = 153)

From: Satisfactory results of a psychometric analysis and calculation of minimal clinically important differences of the World Health Organization quality of life-BREF questionnaire in an observational cohort study with lung cancer and mesothelioma patients

EORTC QLQ-C30 domains/Items WHOQOL-BREF domains/items
  General facet Physical Health Psychological Health Social Relationships Environment
Physical Functioning 0.43* 0.73* 0.37* 0.04 0.26*
Role Functioning 0.46* 0.73* 0.46* 0.08 0.26*
Emotional Functioning 0.49* 0.51* 0.61* 0.19** 0.43*
Cognitive Functioning 0.33* 0.49* 0.47* 0.08 0.40*
Social Functioning 0.42* 0.59* 0.47* 0.07 0.32*
Global Health Status/QoL 0.67* 0.73* 0.58* 0.12 0.39*
Fatigue − 0.39* − 0.69* − 0.44* − 0.06 −0.33*
Nausea and vomiting −0.32* − 0.29* − 0.24* − 0.16 −0.05
Pain −0.32* − 0.62* − 0.28* − 0.06 −0.26*
Dyspnoea − 0.28* − 0.30* − 0.15 0.05 −0.10
Insomnia −0.29* − 0.49* − 0.35* − 0.04 −0.32*
Appetite loss − 0.36* − 0.38* − 0.22* 0.02 −0.05
Constipation −0.17** − 0.23* − 0.18** − 0.06 −0.24*
Diarrhea 0.00 −0.08 − 0.04 −0.10 − 0.06
Financial problems −0.03 − 0.34* − 0.22* − 0.11 −0.36*
  1. Pearson correlation coefficients
  2. *P < 0.01
  3. **P < 0.05
  4. Abbreviations: WHOQOL-BREF World Health Organization Quality of Life-BREF questionnaire, EORTC QLQ-C30 European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire Core 30, n number of patients, QoL quality of life