Table 4

Correlations between T1 demographic, psychosocial and clinical variables and T3 mental and physical HRQOL
Variable 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
1. Male 1
2. Married .28*** 1
3. Income -.14 -.27*** 1
4. LVEF .06 -.02 .07 1
5. BMI -.06 .09 -.01 -.05 1
6. Diabetes -.04 -.06 .17* .02 .10 1
7. Smoking -.11 -.19*** .01 -.10 -.04 -.05 1
8. Alcohol -excessive .18* .08 -.06 -.07 -.07 -.13 .02 1

9. History of

depression

-.06 -.09 .05 -.09 .09 -.04 .02 .00 1
10. GAD -.03 .00 .05 -.12 .04 -.08 .18* .01 .23*** 1
11. Neuroticism -.10 .03 .15* -.11 .04 .03 .23*** .00 .34*** .49** 1
12. Social support .06 .34*** -.10 .04 .00 .04 -.20*** .05 -.08 -.19** -.12 1
13. Functional status .20*** .19*** -.42*** -.07 -.07 -.20*** .02 .11 -.16* -.06 -.17* .11 1
14. CABG -.12 -.06 0.08 -.03 .00 -.10 .23** .06 -.03 .09 .13 .00 .01 1 -.15*
15. MCS .100 .02 -.06 .09 -.26*** -.08 -.36*** .07 -.32*** -.41*** -.54*** .22*** .21*** 1
16. PCS .16* .16* -.29*** -.01 -.07 -.23*** -.04 .06 -.28*** .00 -.21*** .06 .61*** .18*** 1

BMI = body mass index; CABG = Coronary artery bypass graft surgery; GAD = Generalized Anxiety Disorder; Income = Annual household income ≤ AU$20 000; LVEF = left ventricular ejection fraction <30%; MCS = Mental Component Summary score of the SF-36; PCS = Physical Component Summary score of the SF-36.

*P < .05 ** P < .01 *** P < .001.

Stafford et al.

Stafford et al. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2013 13:35   doi:10.1186/1471-2261-13-35

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