Karnofsky vs ECOG

Karnofsky ECOG
Normal, no complaints 100 0 Fully active, able to carry on all pre-disease performance without restriction
Able to carry on normal activities. Minor signs or symptoms of disease 90 1 Restricted 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
Normal activity with effort 80
Care for self. Unable to carry on normal activity or to do active work 70 2 Ambulatory and capable of all selfcare but unable to carry out any work activities. Up and about more than 50% of waking hours
Requires occasional assistance, but able to care for most of his needs 60
Requires considerable assistance and frequent medical care 50 3   Capable of only limited selfcare, confined to bed or chair more than 50% of waking hours
Disabled. Requires special care and assistance 40
Severly disabled. Hospitalisation indicated though death nonimminent 30 4
 
Completely disabled. Cannot carry on any selfcare. Totally confined to bed or chair
 
Very sick. Hospitalisation necessary. Active supportive treatment necessary 20
Moribund 10
Dead 0 5 Dead