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Table 2 Physical and social needs

From: Is quality of life measurement likely to be a proxy for health needs assessment in patients with coronary artery disease?

   Correlation coefficient
Component Variable SAQ Phys SAQ AS SAQ AF SAQ TS SAQ QOL SF12 PCS SF12 MCS
Mobility Physical activity -.40** -.18 -.02 -.18 -.44** -.45** -.22
  Mobility restriction .65*** .02 .51** .38* .45** .55** .35*
  Transport -.29 .13 .03 -.21 -.25 -.39** -.43**
  Need mobility help? -.52** .05 -.25 -.22 -.31 -.38* -.30
  More physical activity needed? -.53** .004 -.35* -.48** -.34 -.27 -.45**
  Access to health centre -.43** -.06 -.30 -.20 -.17 -.35* -.36*
Helper Anybody looks after you? .41** .04 .26 .18 .25 .26 .16
  Need anyone for help? -.53*** -.34* -.36* -.10 -.43** -.46** -.30*
  Helper is happy to continue? .08 -.16 .12 .10 -.05 -.01 .36*
Physical needs Anything could be improved? -.14 -.19 -.23 -.10 -.43** -.34* .04
  Equipment for daily activities? -.62*** .02 -.18 -.38** -.32* -.48** -.25
  Need additional help? -.37* .000 -.12 -.31* -.48** -.32* -.17
Social needs Helpfulness of social services .17 -.29 .02 .01 -.05 .10 .01
  Financial supports needed? -.43** -.01 .06 -.17 -.30 -.29 -.07
  Cleaning may help? -.44** -.33 -.28 -.32 -.28 -.29 -.22
  Social worker visit may help? -.46** -.16 -.005 -.16 -.57** -.30 -.17
  Better housing may help? -.08 .18 -.09 -.12 -.13 -.16 -.08
  Living alone .10 .02 .15 .09 .06 .08 .09
  Accommodation .30 -.23 .24 .22 .30 .44*** .08
  Doing hobbies .49** .11 .28 .32* .51** .57*** .33*
  Frequency of social meetings -.40** -.18 -.02 -.18 -.44** -.45** -.22
  1. Spearman rho is calculated as correlation coefficient. * indicates significance level (P value) < 0.05, ** < 0.01, and *** < 0.001.