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Table 6 Significance of relationship between ASCOT attributes and nature of locality and environment, social contact and support and participation (p-values)

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

  Control Personal Cleanliness and comfort Food and drink Accomm cleanliness and comfort Safety Social participation Occupation Dignity
Nature of locality and environment
Interviewer assessed cleanliness/tidiness of homea .702 .014** .014** < .001*** .015** .004***b .503 .515
Design of homea .018** .005*** .038** < .001*** .001*** .007*** .075* .001***
Living areaa .075* .003*** .599 .003*** .011** .074* .014*** .004***
Getting around local areaa < .001*** .108 .052* .129 .001*** .012** < .001*** .024**
Social contact and support
Speak to relatives/friendsb .004*** .442 .014** .118 < .001*** .011** .003*** .045**
Speak to neighboursb .005***b .006*** .477 .328 .064*b .017***b .005***b .343
Meet up with relatives/friends not living withb .156b .231 .249 .062* .261 .001***b .003***b .068*
Participation
Taken part in groups last 12 monthsa .054* .003*** .231 .512 .180 .125 .003*** .591
Taken part in voluntary work in last 12 monthsa .084* .602 .337 .119 .621 .014** < 001*** .329
  1. a Fischer's exact test; b Lowest two levels of the attribute are collapsed, except for Food and drink and Accommodation where the attribute is dichotomised by collapsing lowest three levels
  2. *** significant at 1% level, ** significant at 5% level, * significant at 10% level