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Table 1 Distribution of the OPQoL scores, Means (M), Standard deviations (SD), Cronbach’s alpha, Correlation coefficients for OPQoL to Self-Transcendence, Meaning-in-life, Sense of Coherence, Nurse-patient Interaction, Joy-of-Life, Depression, and Anxiety

From: Assessing quality of life in older adults: psychometric properties of the OPQoL-brief questionnaire in a nursing home population

Distribution of the OPQoL scores
OPQoL score 1–2.99 3.0–3.99 4.0–5.0
N = 181
100% 11 (6.1%) 77 (42.5%) 90 (49.7%)
Variable (number items)Cronbach’s Alpha (α)Mean (M)Std.Dev. (SD)Correlations (r2) OPQoL brief (13)
OPQoL-brief (13)0.833.9011.0081.00
ST1 (7)0.652.5180.5690.56**
ST2 (8)0.683.1450.4490.47**
PIL (20)0.803.4821.0910.40**
NPIS (14)0.907.9811.9070.45**
JOL (13)0.885.6821.1370.69**
HADS-D (7)0.741.6860.552− 0.17**
HADS-A (7)0.831.8640.410− 0.29**
  1. OPQoL-brief Quality-of-life, ST1 Interpersonal self-transcendence, ST2 Intrapersonal self-transcendence, PIL Purpose in Life test, NPIS Nurse-Patient Interaction, JoL Joy-of-Life Scale, HADS-D Depression, HADS-A Anxiety, N = 181