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Table 2 Pilot testing: Descriptive statistics and comments by patients

From: Translation and cultural adaptation of EORTC QLQ-LC 29 into Nepalese language for lung cancer patients in Nepal

Item No. Content Response options Missing Mean SD Comments
Not at all
1
A little
2
Quite a bit
3
Very much
4
31 Have you coughed? 5 3 3 4 0 2.40 1.24 none
32 Have you coughed up blood? 5 2 3 5 0 1.87 1.06 none
33 Have you been short of breath when you rested? 5 2 3 5 0 2.53 1.30 none
34 Have you been short of breath when you walked? 1 5 1 8 0 3.07 1.10 none
35 Have you been short of breath when you climbed stairs? 2 1 2 10 0 3.33 1.11 none
36 Have you had a sore mouth or tongue? 6 3 3 3 0 2.20 1.21 none
37 Have you had problems swallowing? 5 4 4 2 0 2.20 1.08 none
38 Have you had tingling hands or feet? 6 3 3 3 0 2.20 1.21 none
39 Have you had hair loss? 7 4 1 3 0 2.00 1.20 none
40 Have you had pain in your chest? 6 3 3 3 0 2.20 1.21 none
41 Have you had pain in your arm or shoulder? 7 3 3 2 0 2.00 1.13 none
42 Have you had pain in other parts of your body? 5 5 2 3 0 2.20 1.15 none
43 Have you had allergic reactions? 7 3 3 2 0 2.00 1.13 none
44 Have you had burning or sore eyes? 4 3 2 6 0 2.67 1.29 none
45 Have you been dizzy? 8 4 2 1 0 1.73 0.96 none
46 Have you had splitting fingernails or toenails? 5 6 2 2 0 2.07 1.03 none
47 Have you had skin problems (e.g. itchy, dry)? 5 2 2 6 0 2.60 1.35 none
48 Have you had problems speaking? 7 2 2 4 0 2.20 1.32 none
49 Have you been afraid of tumor progression? 7 3 3 2 0 2.00 1.13 none
50 Have you had thin or lifeless hair as a result of your disease or treatment? 6 5 1 3 0 2.07 1.16 none
51 Have you worried’ about your health in the future? 5 5 3 2 0 2.13 1.06 none
52 Have you had dry cough? 5 2 1 7 0 2.67 1.40 none
53 Have you experienced a decrease in your physical capabilities? 6 3 3 3 0 2.20 1.21 Patients suggested to keep तपाई instead for हजुर to maintain consistency. Both word gives same meaning in Nepalese Language.
54 Has weight loss been a problem for you? 7 3 1 4 0 2.13 1.30 none
55 Have you had pain in the area of surgery? 3 2 10 1.40 0.55 none
56 Has the area of your wound been oversensitive? 3 1 1 10 1.60 0.89 none
57 Have you been restricted in your performance due to the extent of surgery? 4 1 10 1.20 0.45 none
58 Have you had any difficulty using your arm or shoulder on the side of the chest operation? 3 1 1 10 1.60 0.89 none
59 Has your scar pain interfered with your daily activities? 4 1 10 1.20 0.45 none