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Table 6 Pearson correlations between selected scales from the QLQ-C30 and the QLQ-PRT20 scales

From: International validation of the EORTC QLQ-PRT20 module for assessment of quality of life symptoms relating to radiation proctitis: a phase IV study

Comparative scales Bowel Control Bloating and Gas Emotional function/Lifestyle Pain Leakage
Global Health Status/QoL (QLQ-C30) 0.39 0.39 0.51* 0.35 0.28
Emotional Functioning (QLQ-C30) 0.26 0.27 0.42* 0.30 0.27
Social Functioning (QLQ-C30) 0.29 0.34 0.40* 0.29 0.17
Pain (QLQ-C30 Symptom scale) 0.42* 0.42* 0.47* 0.41* 0.25
  1. * Correlations above 0.4, (all correlations were significant at p < .001)