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Table 3 Pearson’s correlation coefficients between CLDQ subscales and SF-36 domains (n = 108)

From: Assessment of health-related quality of life in antiviral-treated Taiwanese chronic hepatitis C patients using SF-36 and CLDQ

CLDQ Mean (SD) SF-36
Items   PF RP BP GH VT SF RE MH PCS MCS
Abdominal symptoms 5.72 (1.30) 0.16 0.21* 0.39** 0.32** 0.26** 0.37** 0.31** 0.39** 0.21* 0.41**
Fatigue 4.66 (1.34) 0.46** 0.55** 0.57** 0.54** 0.77** 0.63** 0.55** 0.49** 0.52** 0.70**
Systemic symptoms 5.01 (1.04) 0.43** 0.47** 0.53** 0.36** 0.53** 0.56** 0.49** 0.44** 0.49** 0.52**
Activity 5.17 (1.56) 0.43** 0.47** 0.39** 0.33** 0.45** 0.45** 0.38** 0.31** 0.48** 0.38**
Emotional function 5.08 (1.36) 0.47** 0.51** 0.45** 0.53** 0.58** 0.59** 0.59** 0.74** 0.42** 0.75**
Worry 5.97 (1.12) 0.38** 0.30** 0.40** 0.41** 0.37** 0.44** 0.36** 0.48** 0.35** 0.48**
  1. *p < 0.05; ** p< 0.01.