Table 4.

Associations between financial hardship and limiting care due to cost and total and site-specific measures of health-related quality of life and physical, social, emotional, and functional wellbeing subscales

Financial hardshipFinancial hardshipLimiting care due to costLimiting care due to cost
UnadjustedAdjustedUnadjustedAdjusted
Observed rangeMeanSDDiff. in FACT-G score95% CIDiff. in FACT-G score95% CIDiff. in FACT-G score95% CIDiff. in FACT-G score95% CI
FACT-G14–10876.018.0−7.5(−9.8 to −5.2)−4.2(−6.4 to −2.0)−12.3(−15.2 to −9.4)−8.0(−10.7 to −5.3)
 White14–10879.517.9−10.6(−14.3 to −7.0)−3.1(−6.8–0.7)−15.3(−20.8 to −9.8)−6.1(−10.8 to −1.3)
 African American16–10873.317.6−4.6(−7.5 to −1.7)−4.4(−7.2 to −1.6)−9.9(−13.3 to −6.4)−9.0(−12.3 to −5.6)
Pinteraction0.0110.770.100.45
PWB0–2820.95.9−2.6(−3.3 to −1.8)−1.5(−2.3 to −0.8)−3.5(−4.5 to −2.5)−2.5(−3.5 to −1.6)
SWB0–2819.45.9−1.0(−1.8 to −0.3)−0.7(−1.5–0.0)−2.3(−3.3 to −1.3)−1.3(−2.2 to −0.3)
EWB0–2418.64.5−1.4(−2.0 to −0.8)−0.7(−1.3 to −0.1)−2.3(−3.0 to −1.5)−1.7(−2.5 to −0.9)
FWB0–2817.26.8−2.5(−3.4 to −1.6)−1.2(−2.0 to −0.4)−4.3(−5.3 to −3.2)−2.6(−3.5 to −1.6)
FACT-B34–147100.624.3−10.0(−14.6 to −5.4)−4.9(−9.3 to −0.4)−18.7(−24.2 to −13.3)−12.5(−17.9 to −7.1)
FACT-C37–13394.621.3−7.8(−16.4–0.8)−1.8(−11.4–7.8)−10.7(−24.9–3.4)−6.4(−21.7–8.9)
FACT-L22–12085.916.9−5.5(−10.5 to −0.5)−3.8(−8.9–1.2)−6.5(−13.3–0.3)−2.7(−8.5–3.0)
FACT-P28–155111.523.7−12.9(−19.3 to −6.6)−5.7(−12.1–0.6)−20.5(−28.2 to −12.7)−14.0(−21.4 to −6.7)
  • NOTE; Adjusted models control for age, sex, race, marital status, income, education, employment status, health insurance, cancer site, and treatments received.

  • Abbreviation: Diff., difference.