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Table 5 Correlation with DASS total score and subscales

From: A new instrument for measuring anticoagulation-related quality of life: development and preliminary validation

  Total Negative impact Limitations Hassles Positive impact
Age -0.17 * -0.27** -0.24** -0.24** 0.19**
Years on coumadin -0.05 0.01 0.01 0.01 -0.14*
<3 months on coumadin 0.04 -0.05 -0.05 -0.03 0.19**
Number of medications 0.00 0.02 0.05 -0.03 -0.04
Completed survey alone 0.14 0.17* 0.18** 0.12 -0.05
Male -0.08 -0.06 -0.03 -0.09 -0.05
White -0.12 -0.15* -0.18 -0.08 0.05
HS education 0.03 0.11 0.10 0.10 -0.16*
Low income 0.12 0.09 0.10 0.05 0.08
Work for pay 0.01 0.02 -0.02 0.07 -0.01
Dose change last year 0.18** 0.20** 0.18** 0.19** -0.01
Hospitalized for bleed 0.19** 0.22** 0.23** 0.16* -0.04
Antibiotics last month 0.00 -0.02 0.01 -0.6 0.06
Fingerstick 0.05 0.01 0.00 0.03 0.09
Atrial fibrillation 0.00 -0.03 -0.05 0.00 0.07
Stroke 0.19** 0.20** 0.14 0.22** 0.02
TIA 0.12 0.12 0.06 0.16* 0.04
Myocardial infarction 0.02 0.08 0.08 0.06 -0.12
DVT 0.00 0.09 0.11 0.04 -0.18**
Mechanical heart valve 0.06 0.11 0.10 0.10 -0.10
Pillbox 0.11 0.14 0.14* 0.10 -0.02
Emotional distress 0.21** 0.21** 0.17 0.22** 0.04
PSQ-18 0.19** 0.07 0.01 0.15* 0.28**
SF-36 physical function -0.23** -0.18** -0.20** -0.11 -0.16*
SF-36 physical role -0.31** -0.28** -0.28** -0.21** -0.12
SF-36 bodily pain -0.27** -0.26** -0.27** -0.19** -0.08
SF-36 general health -0.17** -0.23** -0.20** -0.21** 0.09
SF-36 vitality 0.28** 0.27** 0.26** 0.23** 0.07
SF-36 social function -0.40** -0.39** -0.36** -0.35** -0.09
SF-36 emotional role -0.32** -0.28** -0.24** -0.27** -0.14*
SF-36 mental health -0.40** -0.39** -0.29** -0.45** -0.09
Mean(std) 54.0 (17.6) 36.9 (16.1) 20.9 (10.4) 16.0 (7.5) 17.1 (7.5)
  1. One asterisk denotes p < .05, 2 asterisks denote p < .01.