Table 3

 Correlation between global health status at 6 months and baseline lung function, EORTC QLQ-C30 core questionnaire, and lung cancer module

Lung function measureρCore questionnaireρLung cancer moduleρ
FEV1, forced expiratory volume in 1 second; Tlco, carbon monoxide transfer factor, Vo2, oxygen consumption; ppo, predicted postoperative.
*Correlation significant at 0.05 level (two tailed).
**Correlation significant at 0.01 level (two tailed).
Shuttle test (m)0.15Global health0.26*Dyspnoea−0.29**
Vo2 max (%)0.09Physical function0.30**Coughing0.01
FEV1 (%)0.10Role function0.21Haemoptysis−0.04
Tlco (%)0.22Emotional function0.21Sore mouth−0.18
ppo FEV1 (%)0.01Cognitive function0.37**Dysphagia−0.26*
ppo Tlco (%)0.15Social function0.18Peripheral neuropathy−0.09
Pain−0.27*Chest pain−0.14
Dyspnoea−0.19Arm/shoulder pain−0.13
Insomnia−0.14Other pain−0.21
Appetite loss−0.09
Financial difficulty−0.07