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Table 4 Mean GHQ-12, CASP subscale, EQ-5D and UCLA loneliness scale scores by ASCOT attribute

From: An assessment of the construct validity of the ASCOT measure of social care-related quality of life with older people

Attribute GHQ-12 (N) CASP subscale (N) EQ-5D 1 (N) UCLA Loneliness (N)
Control over daily life     
I have as much control over my daily life as I want 25.98 (87) 11.98 (87) 0.43 (87) 1.09 (87)
I have adequate control over my daily life 23.71 (86) 9.84 (86) 0.35 (86) 2.29 (86)
I have some control over my daily life 21.10 (78) 8.49 (80) 0.18 (81) 2.73 (80)
I have no control over my daily life 15.62 (13) 6.36 (14) -0.11 (14) 2.93(14)
F statistic and significance 17.69*** 20.78*** 14.71*** 12.48***
Personal cleanliness and comfort     
I feel clean and am able to present myself the way I like 25.02 (159) 10.90 (161) 0.37 (162) 1.63 (161)
I feel adequately clean and presentable 21.60 (85) 8.79 (86) 0.24 (85) 2.62 (86)
I feel less than adequately clean and presentable 18.16 (19) 7.00 (19) 0.06 (19) 3.16 (19)
I don't feel at all clean or presentable 7.50 (2) 6.00 (2) -0.21 (2) 4.00 (2)
F statistic and significance 16.90*** 12.43*** 7.42*** 7.92***
Food and drink     
I get all the food and drink I like when I want 24.23 (208) 10.27 (211) 0.34 (212) 1.89 (210)
I get food and drink adequate for my needs 19.87 (53) 8.74 (54) 0.14 (54) 2.70 (54)
I don't get all the food and drink I need 20.00 (3) 8.67 (3) -0.04 (3) 2.33 (3)
F statistic and significance 11.23*** 3.89** 7.95*** 3.67**
Accommodation cleanliness and comfort     
My home is as clean and comfortable as I want 24.81 (169) 10.65 (171) 0.36 (172) 1.79 (170)
My home is adequately clean and comfortable 20.90 (88) 8.68 (90) 0.19 (90) 2.58 (90)
My home is less than adequately clean and comfortable/My home is not at all clean and comfortable 17.43 (7) 8.14 (7) 0.10 (7) 2.71 (7)
F statistic and significance 15.74*** 9.68*** 8.21*** 5.12**
Safety     
I feel as safe as I want 24.8 (152) 10.76 (153) 0.33 153) 1.71 (153)
I feel adequately safe, but not as safe as I'd like 23.21 (81) 9.38 (82) 0.34(83) 2.01 (82)
I feel less than adequately safe 17.73 (26) 7.44 (27) 0.10 (27) 3.74 (27)
I don't feel at all safe 13.14 (7) 8.43 (7) -0.17 (7) 4.14 (7)
F statistic and significance 18.89*** 8.10*** 7.64*** 11.79***
Social participation     
I have as much social contact as I want with people I like 25.69 (105) 11.68 (105) 0.36 (105) 1.05 (105)
I have adequate social contact 23.21 (90) 9.52 (93) 0.33 (94) 2.12 (92)
I have some social contact with people, but not enough 20.39 (54) 8.18 (55) 0.17 (55) 3.38 (55)
I have little social contact with people and feel socially isolated 18.82 (17) 7.06 (17) 0.17 (17) 3.71 (17)
F statistic and significance 13.27*** 18.48*** 4.07*** 27.04***
Occupation     
I'm able to spend my time as I want, doing things I value or enjoy 26.61 (85) 12.35 (85) 0.44 (85) 1.21 (85)
I'm able to do enough of the things i value or enjoy with my time 23.54 (72) 10.07 (72) 0.30 (72) 1.86 (72)
I do some of the things I value/enjoy with my time but not enough 20.90 (98) 8.09 (102) 0.20 (102) 2.77 (101)
I don't do anything I value or enjoy with my time 18.36 (11) 7.00 (11) 0.07 (12) 3.64 (11)
F statistic and significance 17.52*** 30.20*** 9.14*** 13.67***
Dignity     
The way I'm helped and treated makes me think and feel better about myself 24.17 (132) 9.99 (132) 0.34 (133) 1.97 (132)
The way I'm helped and treated does not affect the way I think/feel about myself 23.52 (105) 10.40 (106) 0.34 (106) 2.10 (106)
The way I'm helped and treated sometimes undermines the way I think/feel about myself 19.44 (27) 8.31 (29) -0.00 (29) 2.85 (29)
The way I'm helped and treated completely undermines the way I think/feel about myself 16.33 (3) 8.33 (3) 0.23 (3) 3.33 (3)
F statistic and significance 5.74*** 2.63* 7.94*** 2.09
  1. 1Time trade-off weighted scores used
  2. Lowest two levels of the attribute are collapsed because of small numbers
  3. *** significant at 1% level, ** significant at 5% level, * significant at 10% level