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Table 3 Correlations between Caregiver Variables and Care Recipient Quality Of Life

From: The caregiving relationship and quality of life among partners of stroke survivors: A cross-sectional study

  SF-36 (PCS) SF-36 (MCS) CRA (negative) CRA (positive)
SF-36 (PCS) 1    
SF-36 (MCS) .16    
CRA (negative) -.50** -.43**   
CRA (positive) -.11 .26 -.24  
CRS II (warm) -.14 .16 -.26 .16
CRS II (intrinsic) -.13 -.19 -.02 .42**
CRS II (love) -.12 -.12 .14 .31*
CRS II (balance) .03 .08 -.41** .29*
Current balance -.02 -.04 -.29 .27
QMI -.03 .28* -.18 .44**
Care recipient SS-QOL .45** .47** -.51** .16
  1. **Significant at the .01 level, *significant at the .05 level. SF-36 (PCS): Physical Component Summary score, SF-36 (MCS): Mental Component Summary score, CRA: Caregiver Reaction Assessment (positive and negative dimensions), CRS II: Caregiver Reciprocity Scale (four subscales: warmth and regard, intrinsic rewards of giving, love and affection, and balance within family caregiving), QMI: Quality of Marriage Index, Current balance: Single item rating of perceived equity in the relationship, SS-QOL: Stroke Specific Quality of Life Scale