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Table 2 FACT scores that significantly changed over time

From: Quality of life of Lithuanian women with early stage breast cancer

  One week after surgery (mean ± SD) 9 months after surgery (mean ± SD) p value
Total (n = 77)    
   SWB 21.5 ± 4.7 17.2 ± 5.9 0.000 000
   EWB 17.5 ± 4.9 16.1 ± 5.3 0.0055
   FACT-Anemia 61.4 ± 11.2 58.4 ± 13.9 0.019
   Total FACT-G 79.2 ± 13.3 72.9 ± 16.9 0.0006
   Total FACT-An 140.6 ± 22.2 131.4 ± 28.8 0.00099
Mastectomy (n = 30)    
   SWB 22.4 ± 4.5 17.5 ± 5.9 0.00018
   Total FACT-G 80.5 ± 13.8 73.7 ± 16.7 0.033
   Total FACT-An 143.2 ± 22.9 132.7 ± 28.5 0.041
BCT (n = 47)    
   SWB 21.0 ± 4.7 17.1 ± 6.0 0.000054
   EWB 17.9 ± 4.8 15.7 ± 5.2 0.0017
   Total FACT-G 78.3 ± 13.1 72.6 ± 17.2 0.007
   Total FACT-An 138.9 ± 21.8 130.5 ± 29.2 0.01
Mastectomy with chemo (n = 16)    
   SWB 22.6 ± 4.5 16.4 ± 6.0 0.0004
   EWB 18.9 ± 4.2 16.8 ± 5.1 0.059*
   FWB 19.6 ± 4.1 15.5 ± 6.0 0.057*
   Total FACT-G 85.1 ± 11.9 71.1 ± 16.2 0.005
   Total FACT-An 150.9 ± 18.0 130.8 ± 27.5 0.012
   TOI-Anemia 109.4 ± 133.3 97.6 ± 20.5 0.043
BCT with chemo (n = 26)    
   SWB 21.2 ± 5.7 16.3 ± 6.9 0.0015
   EWB 17.6 ± 4.6 14.8 ± 5.3 0.0046
   Total FACT-G 77.8 ± 15.1 69.9 ± 18.2 0.019
   Total FACT-An 137.6 ± 24.7 127.1 ± 31.6 0.038
BCT without chemo (n = 21)    
   SWB 20.8 ± 3.4 17.9 ± 4.6 0.012
  1. * Close to significant
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