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Table 3 Pairwise comparisons in men’s final years before deatha

From: Quality of life in men with metastatic prostate cancer in their final years before death – a retrospective analysis of prospective data

Variable < 6 months, vs 6–18 months
p-value
< 6 months vs
> 18 months
p-value
6–18 months vs > 18 months
p-value
Global health/QoL 0.002 < 0.001 0.088
Social functioning 0.017 < 0.001 0.198
Emotional functioning 0.007 < 0.001 0.393
Cognitive functioning 0.052 0.001 0.368
Physical functioning 0.005 < 0.001 0.050
Role functioning 0.016 < 0.001 0.027
Fatigue < 0.001 < 0.001 0.020
Pain < 0.001 < 0.001 0.430
Nausea/vomiting < 0.001 < 0.001 0.590
Dyspnoea 0.008 < 0.001 0.242
Insomnia 0.566 0.066 0.362
Constipation 0.001 < 0.001 0.937
Appetite loss < 0.001 < 0.001 0.333
Diarrhoea 0.219 0.872 0.309
Urinary problems 0.092 0.120 0.961
Bowel problems 0.325 0.022 0.358
Sexual problems 0.931 0.537 0.216
  1. aTukey posthoc test based on one-way ANOVA