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Table 3 Bivariate correlations between health related quality of life and lifestyles

From: Diet and physical activity in people with intermediate cardiovascular risk and their relationship with the health-related quality of life: results from the MARK study

  Physical component Mental component Physical function Physical role Bodily pain General health Vitality Social functioning Emotional role Mental health
Standardized METSa 0.141* 0.112* 0.252** 0.107 0.122* 0.104 0.117* 0.075 0.128* 0.141*
Mediterranean diet −0.022 0.164** −0.023 −0.083 −0.032 0.091 0.122* 0.172** 0.087 0.083
Diet quality index −0.056 0.127* 0.004 −0.023 −0.047 0.051 0.014 0.078 0.073 0.121*
  1. a MET basal metabolic rate
  2. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01