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Table 3 Correlation between social needs and HRQL components

From: Unmet health needs in patients with coronary heart disease: implications and potential for improvement in caring services

  EQ-Mob EQ-SC EQ-UA EQ-PD EQ-AD EQ-VAS SAQ Phys SAQ AS SAQ AF SAQ TS SAQ QOL PCS MCS
Social class .18 .08 .09 .24 .05 -.22 -.13* -.01 -.06 .01 -.15* -.11 -.12
Feel satisfied with your accommodation? -.19 -.05 -.12 -.06 -.25 .17 .15 .04 .18 .28 .24 .06 .28
Happy using this means of transport? -.26 -.16 -.25 -.23 -.35 .28 .34 .13* .24 .33 .34 .29 .33
How often go out socially? -.17 -.17 -.20 -.12* -.20 .17 .24 .15* .15* .02 .13* .19 .25
Any difficulty getting Health Centre? -.39 -.45 -.43 -.32 -.41 .44 .48 .24 .26 .15* .32 .50 .38
Concerning give up job because of health -.16 .30 -.22* -.33 -.23* .12 .13 .20 .16 .18 .21* .16 .38
Your helper is happy to continue? -.10 -.27 -.19* -.13 -.39 .21* .36 .21* .29 .31 .37 .22* .44
Looking after you causes problems for helper? -.23 -.38 -.37 -.15 -.29 .29 .40 .24 .30 .28 .30 .30 .44
Need help to get out and about? -.28 -.42 -.33 -.27 -.25 .31 .39 .08 .14* .27 .28 .39 .26
Need financial help? -.30 -.31 -.32 -.20 .34 .38 .38 .14* .15* .33 .31 .34 .46
Need seeing friends more? -.29 -.32 -.31 -.32 -.40 .37 .44 .06 .17 .28 .31 .41 .42
Need visiting from Social worker? -.29 -.33 -.29 -.26 -.28 .36 .43 .16* .19 .28 .22 .33 .39
Need better housing? -.29 -.21 -.30 -.22 -.33 .32 .29 .02 .25 .36 .33 .23 .41
Mean Social Needs score in HNA -.44 -.41 -.48 -.36 -.54 .50 .55 .19 .32 .37 .45 .49 .63
  1. * indicates P < 0.05 and boldface < 0.01