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Table 2 Bivariate correlation matrix of the relationship between HL and self-care with HRQL

From: Impact of health literacy and self-care behaviors on health-related quality of life in Iranians with type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional study

Variables 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
1. Reading health information 1          
2. Ability to access health information 0.688* 1         
3. Understanding health information 0.725* 0.747* 1        
4. Appraisal of health information 0.618* 0.746* 0.680* 1       
5. Decision-making 0.386* 0.732* 0.647* 0.520* 1      
6. Diet 0.123 0.141 0.175* 0.254* 0.473* 1     
7. Physical activity 0.171* 0.207* 0.174* 0.255* 0.192* 0.348 1    
8. Glucose testing 0.391* 0.142 0.238* 0.158* 0.103 0.032 0.358*    
9. Medications 0.106 0.055 0.083 0.071 0.146* 0.187* 0.205* 0.086 1  
10. Quality of Life 0.207* 0.488* 0.452* 0.531* 0.562* 0.542* 0.368* 0.174* 0.010 1
  1. *Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (two-tailed)