Table 4.

Strength of relationships between SEIQOL and psychosocial factorsa

ParameterSEIQOL-DW–Calculated IQOLVAS GLOBAL-QOL
PSS-4r = −0.30r = −0.48
P < 0.001P < 0.001
Impact of Eventsr = −0.15r = −0.23
P = 0.100P = 0.020
Active copingr = −0.07r = −0.09
P = 0.400P = 0.300
High support copingr = 0.10r = 0.02
P = 0.300P = 0.800
Avoidant copingbr = −0.19r = −0.36
P = 0.020P < 0.001
Acceptance copingr = 0.01r = 0.04
P = 0.90P = 0.600
Blame copingbr = −0.15r = −0.10
P = 0.100P = 0.200
PHQ depression gradecr = −0.22r = −0.31
P = 0.010P < 0.001
Dialysis Symptoms Indexcr = −0.04r = −0.20
P = 0.600P = 0.020
  • a Data are Pearson correlation coefficient and P value (except as noted). PHQ, Patient Health Questionnaire; PSS-4, Perceived Stress Scale 4; VAS GLOBAL-QOL, Visual Analog Scale Global Quality of Life.

  • b Log transformation; Spearman correlation coefficient and P value.

  • c Square root transformation.