Karnofsky Score (KS)                   Definition
100 Normal; no complaints; no evidence of disease
90 Able to carry on normal activity; minor signs or symptoms of disease
80 Normal activity with effort; some sign or symptoms of disease
70 Cares for self; unable to carry on normal activity or do active work
60 Requires occasional assistance, but is able to care for most personal needs
50 Requires considerable assistance and frequent medical care
40 Disabled; requires special care and assistance
30 Severely disabled; hospitalization is indicated, although death not imminent
20 Very sick; hospitalization necessary; active support treatment is necessary
10 Moribund; fatal processes progressing rapidly
0 Dead
 
ECOG Grade
(PS)
                         Definition
0 Fully active, able to carry on all predisease activities with restriction (KS 90-100)
1 Restricted in physically strenuous activity but ambulatory and able to carry out work of a light or sedentary nature (KS 70-80)
2 Ambulatory and capable of all self-care but unable to carry out any work activities. Out of bed > 50% (KS 50-60)
3 Capable of only limited self-care , confined to bed or chair > 50% waking hours (KS 30 - 40)
4 Completely disabled, cannot carry on any self-care, totally confined to bed or chair (KS 10-20)