Table 2

Correlations between total number of practical and psychosocial problems and distress thermometer (DT) scores at baseline and over time
Mean (SD) Correlation with practical problems Correlation with psychosocial problems
Baseline scores
Total Practical problems 0.94 (1.37) .- -
Total Psychosocial problems 2.20 (2.08) .386** -
Distress Thermometer (DT) 3.89 (2.89) .278** .526**
Depression (PSSCAN) 6.46 (3.07) .225** .444**
Anxiety (PSSCAN) 8.72 (4.09) .270** .508**
Over 12 months (slope)
Total Practical problems -.05 (0.29) - -
Total Psychosocial problems -.05 (0.18) .266** -
Distress Thermometer (DT) -.11 (0.47) .114** .356**
Depression (PSSCAN) -.05 (0.34) .098** .221**
Anxiety (PSSCAN) -.19 (0.52) .124** .324**

*pā€‰<ā€‰0.05; **pā€‰<ā€‰0.001.

Giese-Davis et al.

Giese-Davis et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:441   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-441

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