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Table 4 Japan symptom and impact concept frequency and disturbance ratings: number of patients who mentioned a concept and disturbance ratings of those concepts

From: The Patient Perspective on Living with Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Core conceptsa Number (% of N) of patients mentioning concept (N = 18) (%) Disturbance
ratingb
Symptom concepts
 Nausea 17 (94.4) 4
 Fatigue 16 (88.9) 8
 Headache 16 (88.9) 7
 Shortness of breath 15 (83.3) 9
 Weakness 15 (83.3) 8
 Vomiting 14 (77.8) 4
 Bleeding 13 (72.2) 6
 Cardiovascular problems 12 (66.7) 7
 Dizziness 12 (66.7) 5
 Fever 12 (66.7) 5
 Poor healing 12 (66.7) 4
 Anemia 11 (61.1) 5
 Diarrhea 11 (61.1) 3
 Constipation 9 (50.0) 2
 Infection 9 (50.0) 8
 Pain 9 (50.0) 8
Impact concepts
 Anxiety 17 (94.4) 5
 Decreased ability to function 17 (94.4) 6
 Remission uncertainty 17 (94.4) 10
 Financial difficulties 14 (77.8) 5
 Appetite loss 13 (72.2) 4
 Decreased ability to maintain social/familial role 13 (72.2) 8
 Fear 12 (66.7) 5
 Problems concentrating 11 (61.1) 5
 Risk of other cancer 10 (55.6) 10
 Weight loss 10 (55.6) 3
  1. aCore concepts are defined as those reported by ≥50% of participants
  2. bRatings based on a 0–10 scale (0 does not disturb, 10 greatly disturbing)