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Table 2 Pearson’s correlations between PCS-36 and MCS-36 and continuous variables

From: Correlates of perceived health related quality of life in obese, overweight and normal weight older adults: an observational study

  PCS-36 MCS-36
r p-value r p-value
BMI −0.224 0.002 −0.079 0.276
Waist circumference (cm) −0.257 < 0.001 −0.090 0.230
Hip circumference (cm) −0.283 < 0.001 −0.084 0.273
Age in years −0.246 0.001 0.068 0.343
Years of education 0.268 < 0.001 0.005 0.943
PASE total score 0.223 0.002 0.113 0.120
LUBBEN SCALE (total score) 0.029 0.685 0.214 0.003
HADS anxiety −0.302 < 0.001 −0.656 < 0.001
HADS depression −0.382 < 0.001 −0.538 < 0.001
N. of medications −0.195 0.006 0.034 0.635
N. of diseases −0.162 0.025 0.034 0.641
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