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Table 6 Correlations between PQLI factors and interview scores for the 120 patients (criterion related validity).

From: The "Palliative Care Quality of Life Instrument (PQLI)" in terminal cancer patients

  PA CO SU CT HE SC AC
Psychological affect (PA) 0.89a 0.58a 0.49a 0.51a 0.45a 0.37b 0.41b
Communication (CO) 0.60b 0.75a 0.67a 0.74a 0.38a 0.32b 0.32b
Support (SU) 0.58a 0.61a 0.79a 0.48a 0.41b 0.44b 0.37b
Choice of treatment (CT) 0.64a 0.69a 0.77a 0.75a 0.33b 0.52a 0.31b
Health (HE) 0.41b 0.58a 0.62a 0.49a 0.82a 0.58a 0.82a
Self care (SC) 0.53a 0.49a 0.65a 0.38a 0.43b 0.68a 0.64a
Activity (AC) 0.41a 0.37a 0.54b 0.46b 0.74a 0.66a 0.89a