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Table 4 Comparison between KPS, TKPS and AKPS scores by levels

From: The Australia-modified Karnofsky Performance Status (AKPS) scale: a revised scale for contemporary palliative care clinical practice [ISRCTN81117481]

  N %
Comparison between scores for KPS and TKPS   
By score   
TKPS > KPS by three levels 1 0.1%
TKPS > KPS by two levels 7 0.4%
TKPS > KPS by one levels 149 9.3%
Complete agreement 1216 76.0%
TKPS < KPS by one levels 179 11.2%
TKPS < KPS by two levels 48 3.0%
TKPS < KPS by three levels 0 0.0%
By Group (ABC)   
TKPS >KPS by one group 96 6.0%
Complete agreement 1489 93.1%
TKPS <KPS by one group 15 0.9%
Comparison between scores for KPS and AKPS   
By score   
AKPS > KPS by three levels 1 0.1%
AKPS > KPS by two levels 1 0.1%
AKPS > KPS by one levels 44 2.8%
Complete agreement 1386 86.6%
AKPS < KPS by one levels 123 7.7%
AKPS < KPS by two levels 45 2.8%
AKPS < KPS by three levels 0 0.0%
By Group (ABC)   
AKPS >KPS by one group 80 5.0%
Complete agreement 1507 94.2%
AKPS <KPS by one group 13 0.8%
Comparison between scores for TKPS and AKPS   
By score   
TKPS > AKPS by three levels 0 0.0%
TKPS > AKPS by two levels 8 0.5%
TKPS > AKPS by one levels 139 8.7%
Complete agreement 1359 84.9%
TKPS < AKPS by one levels 88 5.5%
TKPS < AKPS by two levels 6 0.4%
TKPS < AKPS by three levels 0 0.0%
By Group (ABC)   
TKPS >AKPS by one group 15 0.9%
Complete agreement 1556 97.3%
TKPS <AKPS by one group 29 1.8%