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Table 5 Correlations between quality of life scales, WHOQOL-BREF domains, and known groups

From: Validating the generic quality of life tool “QOL10” in a substance use disorder treatment cohort exposes a unique social construct

  QOL10 QOL5 QOL1
  QOL10 Exploratory factor analysis
  Subscale 1: “social QoL” Subscale 2: “global QoL”
WHOQOL-BREF scores a
Physical health QoL .622*** .344*** .707*** .596*** .495***
Psychological health QoL .768*** .490*** .734*** .772*** .676***
Social QoL .629*** .680*** .499*** .548*** .495***
Environment QOL .436*** .244* .452*** .382*** .501***
Overall QoL item .623*** .448*** .576*** .486*** .671***
Known groups b
Additional chronic disease .002 .116 -.006 -.015 -.041
Clinical anxiety symptoms -.532** -.251* -.509*** -.534*** -.410***
Clinical depression symptoms -.497** -.173 -.484*** -.510*** -.425***
Physical inactivity -.369** -.094 -.392*** -.373*** -.411***
Psychiatric services utilization, past year -.119 .047 -.137 -.114 -.012
  1. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01, ***p < .001
  2. aNumbers are Pearson’s correlations (r); bnumbers are point-biserial correlations (rpbc)
  3. QoL quality of life
  4. Convergent validity testing: Correlations between “QOL10” composite score and subscales, “QOL5”, “QOL1”, WHOQOL-BREF domains, and known groups