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Table 3 Scale structure of the final GC-PROM

From: GC-PROM: validation of a patient-reported outcomes measure for Chinese patients with gastric cancer

DomainsSubdomainsItem
Physical domainAbdominal symptoms1-, 2-, 3-, 4-, 5-
Systemic symptoms6-, 7-
Physical state8-, 9-, 10-
Independence11+,12+
Psychological domainAnxiety1-, 2-
Depressed3-, 4-, 5-,6-
Pessimism7-, 8-, 9-
Social domainSocial support1+, 2+, 3+
Social adaptation4+, 5+, 6+, 7+
Therapeutic domainEffectiveness1+, 2+, 3+
Satisfaction4+, 5+
Compliance6+, 7+, 8+
Drug side effects9-, 10-
  1. Negative items were denoted by “-”. Positive items were denoted by “+”