QoLdata {betaboost}R Documentation

Examplary Quality of Life data

Description

A data frame with quality of life measures for 57 patients, originally published in the QoLR package: Analysis of Health-Related Quality of Life in oncology. For more details, see the CRAN archive, the corresponding GitHub pare, or the references below.

Usage

data(QoLdata)

Format

id

patient identification number

time

visit number for quality of life assessment, in this case all measurements are from the first time-point (hence, all are set to 0)

date

date of quality of life measure

QoL

score of global quality of life on a 0-1 scale in order that a high score reflects a high quality of life level

pain

score of pain on a 0-100 sale in order that a high score reflects a high level of pain

arm

treatment arm equal to 0 or 1

death

date of death. Missing if the patient is not died

Author(s)

Amelie Anota aanota@chu-besancon.fr

References

Anota A. et al. Time to Health-related Quality of Life score deterioration as a modality of longitudinal analysis for health-related quality of life studies in oncology: do we need RECIST for quality of life to achieve standardization? Qual Life Res. 2015, 24(1):5-18.

Bonnetain F. et al. Time until definitive deterioration as a means of longitudinal analysis for treatment trials in patients with metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Eur J Cancer 2010, 46(5): 2753-2762.

Fayers PM. et al. The EORTC QLQC30 scoring manual. 3rd ed. Brussels: EORTC, 2001.

Hamidou Z. et al. Time to deterioration in quality of life score as a modality of longitudinal analysis in patients with breast cancer. The Oncologist 2011, 16(10):1458-1468.

See Also

Original data set dataqol2.

Examples

#
# was constructed from dataqol2
data(dataqol2)
data(QoLdata)
## take one time-point
dataqol <- dataqol2[dataqol2$time ==0,]
## remove missings
dataqol <- dataqol[complete.cases(dataqol[,c("QoL", "arm", "pain")]),]
## rescale outcome to [0,1]
dataqol$QoL <- dataqol$QoL/100

identical(dataqol, QoLdata )



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