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Table 7 Associations of AQoL-6D summary scores with concurrent assessments of quality of life (SF-36) and with independent indices of physical and psychological functioning

From: Construct validity of the Assessment of Quality of Life - 6D (AQoL-6D) in community samples

    AQoL-6D summary scores   
   Physical factor Psychological factor Total score Temporal stability
  N r R 2with set r R 2with set r R 2with set r ICC
Physical indices
Physical functioning SF-36 4748 -0.73 .502 -0.40 .132 -0.63 .354 .65 (N = 1733)
Body mass index 4433 0.24 0.10 0.19 .
Timed up and go 2554 0.44 0.19 0.35 .
Pedometry 2217 -0.30 -0.10 -0.22 .
Forced expiratory volume 2312 -0.16 -0.09 -0.14 .
Psychological indices
Mental health SF-36 4758 -0.43 .246 -0.74 .606 -0.66 .518 .56 (N = 1735)
Psychological distress 7831 0.44 0.71 0.66 .57 (N = 2692)
Life satisfaction 4899 -0.34   -0.55   -0.52   .64 (N = 951)
  1. Note: All p < .001; pedometry = mean steps per day; rICC = intra-class correlation (absolute); R2 with set based on HCS baseline participants only: physical indices N = 1973, and psychological indices N = 1808.