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Table 2 Item exposure for the Physical Functioning and Emotional Functioning CAT

From: Do patients consider computer-adaptive measures more appropriate than static questionnaires?

Item text N
Physical Functioning
 Do you have any trouble carrying a heavy bag upstairs? 44
 Do you have any trouble taking a long walk carrying a heavy pack on your back (e.g. a filled rucksack)? 33
 Do you have any trouble running a short distance, such as to catch the bus? 31
 Do you have any trouble running 100 m? 24
 Do you have any trouble running fast? 21
 Do you have any trouble hiking 3 km on uneven surfaces? 18
 *Do you have any trouble doing strenuous activities, like carrying a heavy shopping bag or a suitcase? 10
 Do you have any trouble carrying something in both hands (e.g. shopping bags) while climbing a flight of stairs? 10
 Do you have any trouble walking for 30 min.? 8
 *Do you have any trouble taking a long walk? 7
 Do you have any trouble walking 100 m? 5
 Do you have any trouble walking outdoors on flat ground? 4
 *Do you have any trouble taking a short walk outside of the house? 2
 Do you need help undressing? 2
 *Do you need help with eating, dressing, washing yourself or using the toilet? 1
Emotional Functioning
 Have you felt miserable? 44
 Have you felt sad? 27
 Have you felt that nothing could cheer you up? 20
 *Did you feel depressed? 17
 *Did you feel tense? 16
 *Did you worry? 16
 Have you felt desperate? 11
 Have you felt discouraged? 10
 Have you felt helpless? 9
 Have you felt like giving up? 5
 Have you been afraid of losing control? 1
  1. Note. * = Items from the QLQ-C30; total number of items administered: EF 4 × 44 = 176, PF 5 × 44 = 220; the table only shows items that were administered at least once