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Karnofski Performance Score

Table 5: Average Values (mg/kg) for the Ascorbic Acid Content of Human Organs Obtained at Autopsy (from Kavorsky et al)

Age group:

 1-30 Days  1-10 Years  11-45 Yeras  46-77 Years  Organ
 11  11  11  19  –
 581  550  393  230  Arrenal Gland
 460  433  n.m  110  Brain
 365  225  152  95  Pancreas
 304  190  n.m  46  Thymus
 153  157  127  81  Spleen
 153  98  98  47  Kidney
 149  163  135  64  Liver
 126  58  65  45  Lungs
 76  42  42  21  Heart

Number of subjects are shown in parenthesis n.m = not measured

Table 6: Karnofski: Performance Score:

 100  Able to carry on Normal activity.No evidence of diseases No compliant
 90  Normal activity Minor symptoms and signs of diseases
 80  Normal activity with effort, some symptoms and disease
 70  Unable to work but able to live at home and care for self. Able to care for most personal needs. Varying amount of assistance needed
 60  Cares for self but occasional assistance needed. Unable to work
 50  Requires considerable assistance
 40  Unable to care for self. Disabled
 30  Severely disabled
 20  Very ill
 10  Moribund
 0  Dead
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