Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 5 Inter-item correlation matrix

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

OPQoL item 1 I enjoy my life overall 2 I look forward to things 3 I am healthy enough to get out and about 4 My family, friends or neighbors will help me if needed 5 I have social or leisure activities/hobbies that I enjoy doing 6 I try to stay involved with things 7 I am healthy enough to have my independence 8 I can please myself what I do 9 I feel safe where I live 10 I get pleasure from my home 11 I take life as it comes and make the best of things 12 I feel lucky compared to most people 13 I have enough money to pay for household bills
1 I enjoy my life overall 1,000             
2 I look forward to things ,622 1,000            
3 I am healthy enough to get out and about ,447 ,399 1,000           
4 My family, friends or neighbors will help me if needed ,345 ,409 ,200 1,000          
5 I have social or leisure activities/hobbies that I enjoy doing ,395 ,460 ,226 ,314 1,000         
6 I try to stay involved with things ,269 ,422 ,206 ,348 ,548 1,000        
7 I am healthy enough to have my independence ,281 ,187 ,465 ,046 ,224 ,136 1,000       
8 I can please myself what I do ,547 ,412 ,353 ,241 ,363 ,314 ,341 1,000      
9 I feel safe where I live ,343 ,300 ,254 ,228 ,119 ,030 ,296 ,235 1,000     
10 I get pleasure from my home ,349 ,320 ,271 ,103 ,239 ,226 ,355 ,379 ,481 1,000    
11 I take life as it comes and make the best of things ,426 ,206 ,304 ,104 ,025 -,017 ,311 ,383 ,426 ,310 1,000   
12 I feel lucky compared to most people ,357 ,246 ,216 ,032 ,220 ,133 ,285 ,345 ,304 ,442 ,375 1,000  
13 I have enough money to pay for household bills ,327 ,281 ,294 ,253 ,082 ,126 ,240 ,224 ,300 ,209 ,310 ,320 1,000