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Table 3 Health-related quality of life and prostate symptom scales by age category

From: Examining relationships between age at diagnosis and health-related quality of life outcomes in prostate cancer survivors

Median Score [1st, 3rd quartiles] < 61 years 61–70 years 71+ years p-value
Health Related Quality of Life Global Health Scale 83.3 [66.7, 91.7] 83.3 [66.7, 91.7] 83.3 [66.7, 83.3] 0.006
Physical Functioning 93.3 [80.0, 100] 93.3 [80.0, 100] 80 [66.7, 93.3] <0.001
Role Functioning 100 [66.7, 100] 100 [66.7, 100] 100 [66.7, 100] 0.053
Emotional Functioning 100 [75.0, 100] 100 [83.3, 100] 100 [83.3, 100] 0.517
Cognitive Functioning 100 [83.3, 100] 100 [83.3, 100] 83.3 [75.0, 100] 0.010
Social Functioning 100 [83.3, 100] 100 [83.3, 100] 100 [83.3, 100] 0.095
Fatigue Scale 11.1 [0, 33.3] 11.1 [0, 22.2] 22.2 [0, 33.3] 0.003
Nausea Scale 0 [0, 0] 0 [0, 0] 0 [0, 0] 0.722
Pain Scale 0 [0, 33.3] 0 [0, 16.7] 0 [0, 33.3] 0.592
Dyspnea Scale 0 [0, 33.3] 0 [0, 33.3] 0 [0, 33.3] 0.085
Insomnia Scale 0 [0, 33.3] 0 [0, 33.3] 0 [0, 33.3] 0.851
Appetite Scale 0 [0, 0] 0 [0, 0] 0 [0, 0] 0.002
Constipation Scale 0 [0, 0] 0 [0, 0] 0 [0, 0] <0.001
Diarrhea Scale 0 [0, 0] 0 [0, 0] 0 [0, 0] 0.834
Financial Scale 0 [0, 0] 0 [0, 0] 0 [0, 0] 0.002
Prostate Symptoms Sexual Activity 33.3 [16.7, 50.0] 33.3 [0, 33.3] 16.7 [0, 33.3] <0.001
Urinary Symptoms 12.5 [4.2, 20.8] 16.7 [8.3, 28.6] 16.7 [8.3, 29.2] 0.030
Bowel Symptoms 0 [0, 0] 0 [0, 8.3] 0 [0, 8.3] 0.011
Hormonal Symptoms 11.1 [5.6, 16.7] 11.1 [0, 16.7] 8.3 [0, 16.7] 0.384
Urinary aid problems 0 [0, 33.3] 0 [0, 33.3] 0 [0, 33.3] 0.791
  1. The bolded p-values are significant (< 0.05)