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Table 3 Examination of FACT-G and subscales by population age categories (n = 95)

From: Characteristics and quality of life of patients presenting to cancer support centres: patient rated outcomes and use of complementary therapies

  Age ≤ 62 Age ≥ 63   
  n Mean SD N Mean SD t p
Physical wellbeing 50 17.43 6.26 45 18.65 7.22 0.148 0.38
Social wellbeing 50 19.73 6.36 45 22.35 5.96 −2.065 0.042*
Emotional wellbeing 50 16.86 4.12 45 17.32 5.93 0.730 0.66
Functional wellbeing 50 15.20 6.63 45 18.70 6.52 −2.950 0.011*
FACT-G 50 69.22 17.34 44 77.18 17.27 −2.227 0.028*
  1. *p < 0.05.