Table 2. Patient reported outcomes at baseline and 12 weeks after stereotactic ablative body radiation therapy.
Baseline Week 2 Week 4 Week 6 Week 8 Week 10 Week 12 Typical Error
FACT-F
Physical wellbeing 15 16 12* 12* 16 18 19 3
Hospital Anxiety & Depression Scale
Depression [qualitative descriptor] 17 [severe] 18 [severe] 17 [severe] 17 [severe] 16 [severe] 16 [severe] 16 [severe] 1
Anxiety [qualitative descriptor] 19 [severe] 20 [severe] 19 [severe] 19 [severe] 15 [severe] 15 [severe] 15 [severe] 2
Brief Fatigue Inventory
Fatigue [qualitative descriptor] 1 [mild] 6 [moderate] 7 [severe] 7 [severe] 5 [moderate] 4 [moderate] 4 [moderate] 2
Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index
Sleep quality [qualitative descriptor] 15 [poor] 14 [poor] 15 [poor] 15 [poor] 12 [poor] 12 [poor] 13 [poor] 1
Duration of sleep (hours) 5 5 5 5 6 6 5 <1
* Physical wellbeing decreased from baseline by more than the minimally important difference.
† Physical wellbeing increased from baseline by more than the minimally important difference.