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Table 2 Prevalence of burden within psychological sub-scales by GSF or non-GSF criteria

From: Symptom burden, palliative care need and predictors of physical and psychological discomfort in two UK hospitals

Psychological symptoms GSF group Non-GSF group  
Subscale and item Very Much Quite a bit A little bit Not at all Very Much Quite a bit A little bit Not at all Missing
  n(%) n(%) n(%) n(%) n(%) n(%) n(%) n(%) n(%)
Anxiety 29 (16.1) 49 (27.2) 48 (26.7) 54 (30) 32 (10) 54 (16.9) 94 (29.5) 139 (43.6) 15 (2.9)
Low mood 36 (19.9) 43 (23.8) 55 (30.4) 47 (26) 34 (10.7) 50 (15.8) 100 (31.5) 133 (41.9) 16 (3.1)
Confusion 26 (14.4) 12 (6.6) 42 (23.2) 101 (55.8) 16 (5.1) 19 (6.1) 50 (16) 228 (72.8) 20 (3.9)
Unable to concentrate 26 (14.4) 28 (15.6) 43 (23.9) 83 (46.1) 20 (6.3) 36 (11.3) 80 (25.2) 182 (57.2) 16 (3.1)
Loneliness 27 (14.8) 34 (18.7) 44 (24.2) 77 (42.3) 28 (8.9) 31 (9.9) 43 (13.7) 211 (67.4) 19 (3.7)
Everything is an effort 29 (16.3) 46 (25.8) 55 (30.9) 48 (27) 41 (13) 46 (14.6) 91 (28.8) 138 (43.7) 20 (3.9)
Life is not worth living 16 (8.9) 24 (13.4) 33 (18.4) 106 (59.2) 18 (5.9) 18 (5.9) 33 (10.8) 237 (77.5) 29 (5.6)
Thoughts about ending it all 8 (4.5) 13 (7.3) 17 (9.6) 139 (78.5) 14 (4.6) 7 (2.3) 18 (5.9) 268 (87.3) 30 (5.8)
Effects on your sexual life 11 (7.6) 11 (7.6) 18 (12.4) 105 (72.4) 17 (6.3) 13 (4.8) 28 (10.3) 213 (78.6) 98 (19.1)