Signs

        
           Chemotherapy patients

 

              Radiation therapy patients

 
  Significant test

 

  Non %

Moderate %

 Severe %

  Non %

 Moderate %

  Severe %

T value & P value

Pain

    48    

      20     

    32

     50          

    36

    14

 

M ± SD   

                     1.64 ± 0.7217

                     1.64 ± 0.7217  

T = 1.236
P = 0.118

Nausea

    12

      24

    64

     56

    32

    12

 

M ± SD

                     1.64 ± 0.7217

                     1.56 ± 0.7045

T = 6.799
P = 0.000*  

Vomiting

    20

      16

    64

     92

     8

      0

 

M ± SD   

                     1.08 ± 0.2740

                     1.08 ± 0.2740

T = 11.221
P = 0.000*

Anorexia

     4

     16

     80

     52

    16

     32

 

M ± SD   

                     1.80 ± 0.9035

                     1.80 ± 0.9035

T = 6.522
P = 0.001*

Diarrhea

    16

     24

     60

    84

     12

      4

 

M ± SD   

                     1.20 ± 0.4949

                     1.20 ± 0.4949

T = 9.672
 P = 0.000*

Constipation

    72

      8

     20

     82

       8

      10

 

M ± SD   

                    1.28 ± 0.6402

                     1.28 ± 0.6402

T = 1.366
 P = 0.076

Mouth sores

   60

     24

     16

     78

       22

        0

 

M ± SD   

                     1.20 ± 0.4949         

                     1.20  ± 0.4949

T = 2.769
P = 0.004*

Fatigue

   10

     24

     66

     44

       28

      24

 

M ± SD   

                     1.80  ± 0.8081

                     1.80  ± 0.8081

T = 5.108
P = 0.002*

 U.T.I.

   84

     16

     0

     88

       12

       0

 

M ± SD   

                     1.12 ± 0.3283

                     1.12  ± 0.3283

T = 0.571
 P = 0.349

Alopecia

   18

     44

    20

    90

        10

       0

 

M ± SD   

                     1.10 ± 0.3030

                     1.10 ± 0.3030

T = 9.000
 P = 0.000*

Loss of sexual desire

   36

     44

    20

    88

        12

       0

 

M ± SD   

                    1.12 ± 0.3283

                     1.12 ± 0.3283

T = 6.305
 P = 0.001*

Headache

  16

    22

    62

    20

        36

      44

 

M ± SD   

                    2.24 ± 0.7709

                     2.24 ± 0.7709

T = 1.436
 P = 0.068

Total M ± SD   

                    1.43 ± 0.4792

                     1.43 ± 0.4792

T = 6.077
 P = 0.001*

*Statistically significant
Table 3: The physical complains of patients receiving chemotherapy and the radiotherapy patients, the percentage, the mean, standards deviation and t test.