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Table 3 Calculation method for each domain in QLQ-C30 (V3.0)

From: A multicenter randomized controlled open-label trial to assess the efficacy of compound kushen injection in combination with single-agent chemotherapy in treatment of elderly patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Field Code Character Item amount Scores (R) Calculation method
Physical function PF Function 5 3 (Q1 + Q2 + Q3 + Q4 + Q5)/5
Role function RF Function 2 3 (Q6 + Q7)/2
Emotional function EF Function 4 3 (Q21 + Q22 + Q23 + Q24)/4
Cognitive function CF Function 2 3 (Q20+ Q25)/2
Social function SF Function 2 3 (Q26 + Q27)/2
Global QOL QL   2 6 (Q29 + Q30)/2
Fatigue FA Symptom 3 3 (Q10 + Q12 + Q26)/3
Nausea and vomiting NV Symptom 2 3 (Q14 + Q15)/2
Pain PA Symptom 2 3 (Q9 + Q19)/2
Dyspnea DY Symptom 1 3 Q8
Sleep disturbance SL Symptom 1 3 Q11
Appetite loss AP Symptom 1 3 Q13
Constipation CO Symptom 1 3 Q16
Diarrhea DI Symptom 1 3 Q17
Financial difficulties FI Symptom 1 3 Q28