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Table 6 Postoperative QLQ-C30 scores of the two group

From: Safety analysis of early oral feeding after esophagectomy in patients complicated with diabetes

Items EOF (n = 67) LOF (n = 54) p value
Functional Rating Scale
 physical function 59.12 ± 17.74 50.35 ± 16.48 0.006*
 role function 46.29 ± 15.64 44.84 ± 13.28 0.589
 emotional functioning 61.17 ± 15.73 54.98 ± 12.61 0.021*
 cognitive function 81.27 ± 10.11 79.66 ± 11.89 0.423
 social function 51.62 ± 15.81 49.39 ± 16.76 0.454
Symptoms Rating Scale
 fatigued 50.82 ± 19.47 59.16 ± 18.04 0.017*
 nausea and vomiting 22.86 ± 12.76 24.78 ± 16.67 0.474
 pain 23.69 ± 15.95 24.86 ± 16.59 0.694
 anhelation 18.23 ± 16.95 19.27 ± 18.36 0.747
 insomnia 28.66 ± 16.36 30.64 ± 17.39 0.521
 appetite loss 27.67 ± 20.36 38.62 ± 21.68 0.005*
 constipation 19.26 ± 16.34 17.92 ± 17.72 0.667
 diarrhea 22.96 ± 16.08 31.32 ± 17.79 0.008*
 financial difficulty 31.82 ± 24.57 30.67 ± 22.09 0.79
 General health status 61.33 ± 10.18 53.96 ± 14.87 0.001*
  1. Note: *--P < 0.05