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Table 2 Correlation analyses of the CSDS total scale, subscales and each item

From: Development and validation of the cancer symptoms discrimination scale: a cross-sectional survey of students in Yunnan, China

  CSDS Common clinical manifestations Physical appearance defects Drainage tubes wearing
Subscales
Common clinical manifestations 0.915    
Physical appearance defects 0.802 0.591   
Drainage tubes wearing 0.745 0.520 0.481  
Items
Hair loss 0.478   0.598  
Facial defect 0.514   0.559  
Body odor 0.414 0.464   
Frequent coughing 0.490 0.586   
Frequent vomiting 0.492 0.565   
Defects or missing of the limbs 0.579   0.651  
Extreme thinness 0.435 0.475   
Undergoing mastectomy 0.517   0.734  
Colostomy pouch wearing 0.537    0.765
Paralysis 0.524 0.519   
Male genital resection 0.523   0.690  
Female genital resection 0.550   0.747  
Effusion drainage bag wearing 0.594    0.788
Urinary bag wearing 0.588    0.807
Skin festering 0.463 0.520   
Hemoptysis 0.553 0.631   
Body mass 0.581 0.606   
Undergoing tracheotomy 0.565    0.704
Jaundice 0.610 0.619   
Terminal stage 0.476 0.508   
Hospice stage 0.435 0.470