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Table 2 Perceived quality of patient-centered cancer care and quality of life of patients with hematologic malignancies (n = 515)

From: Experiences with health care and health-related quality of life of patients with hematologic malignancies in Mexico

  Median (percentile 25th, 75th)
Perceived quality of patient-centered cancer care
 Timely care 3.0 (2.33, 4.00)
 Clear information 3.3 (3.0, 4.00)
 Information for treatment decision-making 2.8 (2.0, 3.60)
 Addressing biopsychosocial needs 1.5 (1.1, 2.08)
 Respectful and coordinated care 3.5 (3.0, 3.83)
High quality of patient-centered cancer care
(≥75th percentile)
%
 Timely care 147 (28.5)
 Clear information 185 (35.9)
 Information for treatment decision-making 106 (20.6)
 Addressing biopsychosocial needs 122 (23.7)
 Respectful and coordinated care 164 (31.8)
Perceived quality of life Mean (SD)
Global Health Status 59.2 (19.3)
 Physical functioning 65.0 (27.1)
 Role functioning 51.7 (36.7)
 Emotional functioning 69.8 (27.7)
 Cognitive functioning 76.6 (25.9)
 Social functioning 60.0 (32.8)
Symptom scales  
 Fatigue 40.1 (29.3)
 Nauseas and vomiting 13.9 (23.0)
 Pain 28.3 (30.8)
 Dyspnea 18.8 (28.0)
 Insomnia 33.1 (35.9)
 Appetite loss 18.2 (28.6)
 Constipation 24.9 (32.8)
 Diarrhea 10.7 (21.9)
 Financial difficulties 49.7 (38.1)
HRQL Summary Scorea 71.9 (17.9)
  1. aHRQL Summary Score: EORTC QLQ-C30 Summary Score