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Table 3 Quality of Life Dataa

From: Peer support to maintain psychological wellbeing in people with advanced cancer: findings from a feasibility study for a randomised controlled trial

  Patients recruited (Control)
(n = 6)
Patients recruited (Intervention)
(n = 6)
Carer of P Control recruited
(n = 4)
Carer of P Intervention recruited
(n = 2)
Mentor Matched
(n = 5)
WHOQOL-BREF Physical
 T0
  Mean (SD) 60.61 (24.52) 54.16 (21.35) 49.40 (5.95) 78.57 (5.05) 72.85 (16.86)
  Median (IQR) 73.21 (43.90) 46.42 (40.18) 46.42 (8.93) 78.57 () 78.57 (32.14)
  Range 20.83–78.57 28.57–82.14 46.43–58.33 75–82.14 50–89.29
  Missing 0 0 0 0 0
 T4
  Mean (SD) 47.61 (23.74) 59.67 (29.54)    
  Median (IQR) 39.28 (43.45) 55.35 (55.80)    
  Range 16.67–75 32.14–95.83    
  Missing 1 2    
 T12
  Mean (SD) 21.42 (7.14) 62.50 (28.04) 78.57 (15.15) 46.43 69.64 (17.12)
  Median (IQR) 21.42 () 58.92 (51.79) 78.57 () xx 73.21 (32.14)
  Range 14.29–28.57 32.14–100 67.86–89.29 xx 46.43–85.71
  Missing 3 2 2 0 1
WHOQOL-BREF Psychological
 T0
  Mean (SD) 70.13 (10) 75.69 (13.79) 62.50 (18.94) 75 (11.78) 74.50 (12.12)
  Median (IQR) 72.91 (18.75) 77.08 (25) 64.58 (35.42) 75 () 75 (22.08)
  Range 58.33–83.33 58.33–95.83 37.50–83.33 66.67–83.33 60–91.67
  Missing 0 0 0 0 0
 T4
  Mean (SD) 65.83 (10.78) 71.87 (17.13)    
  Median (IQR) 66.66 (18.75) 72.91 (32.29)    
  Range 50–79.10 50–91.67    
  Missing 1 2    
 T12
  Mean (SD) 47.22 (2.40) 82.29 (9.23) 58.33 (29.46) 64.58 (14.73) 77.08 (13.81)
  Median (IQR) 45.83 () 83.33 (17.71) 58.33 () 64.58 () 72.91 (25)
  Range 45.83–50 70.83–91.67 37.50–79.17 54.17–75 66.67–95.83
  Missing 3 2 2 0 1
WHOQOL-BREF Social relations
 T0
  Mean (SD) 66.66 (22.36) 81.25 (18.95) 67.70 (15.35) 83.33 (11.78) 71.66 (27.38)
  Median (IQR) 70.83 (22.92) 89.58 (31.25) 66.66 (28.12) 83.33 () 66.66 (54.17)
  Range 25–91.67 50–100 50–87.50 75–91.67 41.67–100
  Missing 0 0 0 0 0
 T4
  Mean (SD) 61.66 (21.73) 70.83 (14.43)    
  Median (IQR) 75 (33.33) 66.66 (25)    
  Range 25–75 58.33–91.67    
  Missing 1 2    
 T12
  Mean (SD) 55.55 (29.26) 77.08 (17.17) 75 (11.78) 79.16 (17.67) 66.66 (22.56)
  Median (IQR) 58.33 () 75 (31.25) 75 () 79.16 () 58.33 (37.50)
  Range 25–83.33 58.33–100 66.67–83.33 66.67–91.67 50–100
  Missing    2 0 1
WHOQOL-BREF Environment
 T0
  Mean (SD) 82.29 (8.53) 81.77 (14.44) 77.34 (10.63) 81.25 (13.25) 78.12 (11.89)
  Median (IQR) 82.81 (14.84) 84.37 (24.22) 79.68 (19.53) 81.25 () 84.37 (21.88)
  Range 71.88–93.75 59.38–100 62.50–87.50 71.88–90.63 62.50–90.63
  Missing 0 0 0 0 0
 T4
  Mean (SD) 71.16 (10.91) 71.09 (26.56)    
  Median (IQR) 71.87 (17.41) 76.56 (49.22)    
  Range 53.13–81.25 34.38–96.88    
  Missing 1 2    
 T12
  Mean (SD) 57.14 (9.79) 76.56 (29.14) 71.87 (13.25) 89.06 (11.04) 79.68 (13.85)
  Median (IQR) 59.37 () 85.93 (51.56) 71.87 () 89.06 () 78.12 (26.56)
  Range 46.43–65.63 34.38–100 62.50–81.25 81.25–96.88 65.63–96.88
  Missing 3 2 2 0 1
  1. aA higher score indicates a better quality of life. Empty parentheses () for IQR values indicates fewer than 4 observations, hence insufficient variability to compute an IQR. xx means a constant value, for example two with the same value, so there is no median or range