Gynecology & Reproductive Health

Abstract

Study on the Relationship between Coping Style, Social Support and Quality of Life in Breast Cancer Surgery

Qiong DAI, Jianqiong Liu, Bei LIU, Yanqin WANG, Yukai DU.

Objective: To assess the relationship between traits coping style, social support and Quality of Life (QOL) of breast cancer surgery by Canonical Correlation Analysis (CCA).

Methods: 400 breast cancer surgery before a week were interviewed with traits coping style questionnaire (TCSQ), social support rating scale (SSRS) and Chinese Version of functional assessment of cancer therapy (FACT-B V 4.0), in which they were asked to recall major events and their corresponding feelings.

Results: There was statistical significance for the model of CCA (P<.0001). The first set of linear combination of typical variables after standardization, the standardized linear combination of the first pair of typical variables are as following: V1=0.5466 x1-0.1499 x2+0.5107 x3+1.1313 x4+0.3916 x5+1.3175 x6. The second set of linear combination of typical variables after standardization, the standardized linear combination of the first pair of typical variables are as following: U1=-0.3402y1+0.2092y2+0.1619y3+0.0322y4-0.1358y5+0.9530y6.

Conclusion: Traits coping style and social support were associated with QOL of breast cancer surgery.

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