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Table 5 Correlation matrix studies 1 and 2 (first survey) of internal coherence, inner resilience and coherence, thermo-coherence with convergence criteria

From: Reliability and validity of a new scale on internal coherence (ICS) of cancer patients

  Internal Coherence (ICS) Inner Resilience & Coherence Thermo Coherence
Study 1: Inner Resilience and Coherence .97*   
Study 1: Thermo Coherence .63* .50*  
Study 1: Self-regulation .66* .66* .32*
Study 1: Achieve a change in behaviour .52* .52* .32*
Study 1: Achieve satisfaction .70* .70* .31*
Study 1: aR sum-scale .41* .37* .27*
Study 1: aR orthostatic-circulatory .30* .26* .19*
Study 1: aR rest/activity .44* .42* .28*
Study 1: aR digestive .09 .05 .09
Study 1: Karnofsky-Index .53* .50* .32*
Study 1: HADS Anxiety -.56* -.56* -.31*
Study 1: HADS Depression -.63* -.65* -.33*
Study 1: less cold hands even in warmer months .26* .22* .36*
Study 1: less perspiration .29* .29* .32*
Study 1: less feeling cold .34* .25* .22*
Study 2: EORTC Physical Functioning .48* .47* .20
Study 2: EORTC Role Functioning .39* .36* .23
Study 2: EORTC Emotional Functioning .73* .21 .71*
Study 2: EORTC Cognitive Functioning .36* .35* .15
Study 2: EORTC Social Functioning .31* .26 .25
Study 2: EORTC Global Health .66* .58* .47*
Study 2: EORTC Fatigue -.34* -.32* -.31*
Study 2: EORTC Sleep Disturbances -.20 -.19 -.10
Study 2: EORTC Nausea -.18 -.27 -.12
Study 2: EORTC Pain .35* .40* .11
Study 2: EORTC Dyspnea .33* .29 .44*
Study 2: EORTC Appetite loss .53* .48* .34*
Study 2: EORTC Constipation .11 .11 .19
Study 2: EORTC Diarrhea .28 .18 .25
Study 2: EORTC Financial Difficulties .25 .21 .21
  1. * p < 0.05; correlations are presented bold.