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Table 4 Summary Scales of Noticed Effects of Using Sen-Sei-Ro From 782 Respondents

From: Measuring perceived effects of drinking an extract of basidiomycetes Agaricus blazei murill: a survey of Japanese consumers with cancer

  Treatment Symptoms Functional Well-being
  Item-Scale Correlations1
Appetite 0.50 0.44
Maintained or gained weight 0.53 0.37
Lost weight 0.48 0.39
Feelings of pain 0.54 0.36
Ability to reduce hair loss or grow hair 0.36 0.28
Nausea or vomiting 0.44 0.38
Muscle weakness 0.39 0.51
Energy level 0.43 0.75
Physical strength 0.44 0.73
Feelings of tension, worry 0.38 0.72
Feelings of sadness, depression 0.43 0.65
Ability to spend time with other people 0.41 0.70
Ability to work or get chores done around the house 0.46 0.75
Overall sense of physical well being 0.50 0.75
Overall sense of emotional well being 0.39 0.70
Cronbach alpha 0.74 0.91
  1. 1 Item-scale correlations, shown in bold face, are corrected of overlap.
  2. Items included in factor analysis, but deleted from summary scales because of poor scale discrimination include: falling asleep quickly; feeling sleepy during the day;