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Table 4 Predicting study outcomes from psychological variables (whole sample)

From: Individual differences and health in chronic pain: are sex-differences relevant?

  Criterion PF GH MH PS PI
Block   ΔR 2 β ΔR 2 β ΔR 2 β ΔR 2 β ΔR 2 β
1 Covariates .278*   .123*   .080*   .051*   .443*  
Age   −0.29*   −0.08   −0.04   0.17*   −0.05
Sex   −0.05   −0.02   0.07   −0.11   0.04
Pain severity   −0.39*   −0.29*   −0.16*     0.68*
2 Psychological variables .037*   .138*   .362*   .068   .016  
Personality
Neuroticism   < 0.01   −0.11   −0.30*   0.22*   0.08
Extraversion   0.02   0.06   0.08   0.05   −0.06
Openness   0.05   0.05   0.03   −0.01   0.04
Agreeableness   −0.02   −0.10   0.06   0.06   −0.02
Conscientiousness   0.12   0.02   −0.07   0.12   −0.02
Coping
Positive orientation   0.08   0.11   −0.03   −0.08   0.10
Negative orientation   −0.01   −0.10   −0.18*   0.05   0.04
Rational style   −0.11   −0.07   0.10   0.01   −0.04
Impulsive style   0.03   0.01   < 0.01   0.17   −0.08
Avoidant Style   −0.12   −0.03   −0.03   −0.11   0.01
Beliefs
Demanding   0.01   0.05   −0.11   0.04   −0.03
Catastrophizing   −0.01   0.03   −0.05   −0.14   0.11
Frustration intolerance   0.05   −0.09   −0.03   0.02   −0.12
Self-downing   −0.06   −0.11   −0.13   0.04   0.08
  1. β = standardized beta from the last step of the regression equation. R2 change is adjusted
  2. PF physical functioning, GH general health, MH mental health, PS pain severity, PI pain interference
  3. *p < .001