Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group performance status score code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:426026
Registration status:Health, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:A code set representing an assessment of how a person's disease affects their daily living abilities.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
0Fully active, able to carry on all pre-disease performance without restriction.
1Restricted in physically strenuous activity but ambulatory and able to carry out work of a light or sedentary nature, e.g., light house work, office work.
2Ambulatory and capable of all selfcare but unable to carry out any work activities. Up and about more than 50% of waking hours.
3Capable of only limited selfcare, confined to bed or chair more than 50% of working hours.
4Completely disabled. Cannot carry on any selfcare. Totally confined to bed or chair.
Supplementary values:
8Unknown
9Not stated

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:The criteria was developed by the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Cancer Australia
Reference documents:Oken MM et al. 1982. Toxicity and response criteria of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group. Am J Clin Oncol 5:649-655

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:

Person with cancer—performance status score at diagnosis, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group code N Health, Standard 08/05/2014