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Table 7 Evolution of mean scores over time in satisfaction with care and mood of family caregivers at baseline, 12, 18 and 24 weeks

From: Is early integration of palliative home care in oncology treatment feasible and acceptable for advanced cancer patients and their health care providers? A phase 2 mixed-methods study

Caregiver outcomes Range Assessment
Baseline (t0) 12 weeks (t1) 18 weeks (t2) 24 weeks (t3) P value
(N = 13) (N = 12) (N = 9) (N = 7)
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
FAMCARE
 Total score 0–100 70,7 ± 9,9 70,5 ± 13,7 70,6 ± 12,9 71,4 ± 17,5 0,99
HADS
 HADS – anxiety 0–21 10,5 ± 4,5 10,5 ± 4,6 10,3 ± 3,7 11,3 ± 6,3 0,98
 HADS – depression 0–21 8,5 ± 2,5 8,2 ± 4,4 6,6 ± 4,5 7,3 ± 5 0,73
  1. FAMCARE: Family Satisfaction with End-of-Life Care (higher score means higher satisfaction with care); HADS: Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (for both HADS subscales the higher the score, the higher the distress)
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