TableĀ 2

Karnofsky Performance Scale15

ValueLevel of functional capacity
10Normal, no complaints, no evidence of disease
9Able to carry on normal activity, minor signs or symptoms of disease
8Normal activity with effort, some signs or symptoms of disease
7Cares for self, unable to carry on normal activity or to do active work
6Requires occasional assistance, but is able to care for most needs
5Requires occasional assistance and frequent medical care
4Disabled, requires special care and assistance
3Severely disabled, hospitalisation is indicated although death is not imminent
2Hospitalisation is necessary, very sick, active supportive treatment necessary
1Moribund, fatal processes progressing rapidly