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Table 5 Interscale correlation of EORTC QLQ-C30

From: Translation and validation of the Urdu version of the European organization for research and treatment of cancer core quality of life questionnaire (EORTC QLQ-C30) and brain module (QLQ-BN20) in primary brain tumor patients

  GS PF RF EF CF SF F NV P DY I AL C DI FD
GS 1 0.384* 0.493* 0.561* 0.364* 0.436*  − 0.313*  − 0.297*  − 0.427*  − 0.139+  − 0.408*  − 0.454*  − 0.182*  − 0.038  − 0.429*
PF 0.384* 1 0.660* 0.472* 0.427* 0.631*  − 0.217*  − 0.208*  − 0.370*  − 0.207*  − 0.690*  − 0.409*  − 0.221*  − 0.065  − 0.324*
RF 0.493* 0.660* 1 0.461* 0.471* 0.680*  − 0.326*  − 0.322*  − 0.518*  − 0.265*  − 0.641*  − 0.486*  − 0.165*  − 0.172*  − 0.355*
EF 0.561* 0.472* 0.461* 1 0.440* 0.487*  − 0.435*  − 0.370*  − 0.505*  − 0.264*  − 0.422*  − 0.547*  − 0.166*  − 0.062  − 0.281*
CF 0.364* 0.427* 0.471* 0.440* 1 0.466*  − 0.200*  − 0.229*  − 0.332*  − 0.277*  − 0.498*  − 0.257*  − 0.275*  − 0.098  − 0.213*
SF 0.436* 0.631* 0.680* 0.487* 0.466* 1  − 0.265*  − 0.294*  − 0.381*  − 0.111*  − 0.589*  − 0.370*  − 0.201*  − 0.121  − 0.357*
F  − 0.313*  − 0.217*  − 0.326*  − 0.435*  − 0.200*  − 0.265* 1 0.399* 0.602* 0.248* 0.335* 0.412* 0.152+ 0.132+ 0.230*
NV  − 0.297*  − 0.208*  − 0.322*  − 0.327*  − 0.229*  − 0.294* 0.399* 1 0.326* 0.134+ 0.259* 0.382* 0.471* 0.201* 0.241*
P  − 0.427*  − 0.370*  − 0.518*  − 0.505*  − 0.332*  − 0.381* 0.602* 0.326* 1 0.285* 0.426* 0.508* 0.215* 0.101 0.277*
DY  − 0.139+  − 0.207*  − 0.265*  − 0.264*  − 0.277*  − 0.111 0.248* 0.134+ 0.285* 1 0.171* 0.248* 0.165* 0.267* 0.155+
I  − 0.408*  − 0.690*  − 0.641*  − 0.422*  − 0.498*  − 0.589* 0.335* 0.259* 0.426* 0.171* 1 0.350* 0.171* 0.096 0.367*
AL  − 0.454*  − 0.409*  − 0.486*  − 0.547*  − 0.257*  − 0.370* 0.412* 0.382* 0.508* 0.248* 0.350* 1 0.174* 0.214* 0.296*
C  − 0.182*  − 0.221*  − 0.165*  − 0.166*  − 0.275*  − 0.201* 0.152+ 0.471* 0.215* 0.165* 0.171* 0.174* 1 0.075 0.147+
DI  − 0.038  − 0.061  − 0.172*  − 0.062  − 0.098  − 0.121 0.132+ 0.201* 0.101 0.267* 0.096 0.214* 0.075 1 0.167*
FD  − 0.429*  − 324*  − 0.355*  − 0.281*  − 0.213  − 0.357* 0.230* 0.241* 0.277* 0.155+ 0.367* 0.296* 0.147+ 0.167* 1
  1. GS, global scale; PF, physical functioning; RF, role functioning; EF, emotional functioning; CF, cognitive functioning; SF, social functioning; F, fatigue; NV, nausea and vomiting; P, pain; DY, dyspnea; I, insomnia; AL, appetite loss; C, constipation; DI, diarrhea; FD, financial difficulties
  2. +Significant at p < 0.05
  3. *Significant at p < 0.01