Table 5

Associations between the Dizziness Handicap Inventory and the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale

Sample

n (%)

HADS

HADS-D

HADS-A


Corr.

Partial Corr.

Corr.

Partial Corr.

Corr

partial Corr.


All

200

0.60**

0.44**

0.66**

0.50**

0.45**

0.30**


Female

124 (62)

0.53**

0.38**

0.63**

0.47**

0.35**

0.22**


Male

76 (38)

0.72**

0.53**

0.74**

0.57**

0.59**

0.41**


** significant at the 0.01 level (1-tailed)

Corr indicates the Spearman correlation coefficients, HADS-A anxiety subscale of the HADS, HADS-D depression subscale of the HADS, partial corr partial correlation: a measure of the association between the DHI and HADS controlling for the effect of symptom severity (Vertigo Symptom Scale, Dizziness Index) on the DHI and HADS.

Kurre et al. BMC Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders 2012 12:2   doi:10.1186/1472-6815-12-2

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