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Table 6 Correlation indices (Pearson’s r) between the leakage tool and other measures (SF-36, Ostomy-Q and OAI-23)

From: The ostomy leak impact tool: development and validation of a new patient-reported tool to measure the burden of leakage in ostomy device users

  SF-36 Physical functioning SF-36 Role physical SF-36 Emotional well-being SF-36 Social functioning Ostomy-Q Confidence Ostomates Adj Inv-23 Total
Emotional impact 0.424 0.461 0.605 0.525 0.771 0.730
Usual and social activities 0.536 0.472 0.575 0.602 0.587 0.660
Coping and control 0.253 0.299 0.486 0.477 0.442 0.480
  1. All correlations at p < 0.001
  2. Bold numbers are predicted relationships, italicized numbers were predicted to be unrelated