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Table 2 Correlations and descriptive statistics of study variables

From: Depressive mood mediates the influence of social support on health-related quality of life in elderly, multimorbid patients

  EQ VAS EQ-5D Index GDS-15 F-SozU-K14 Weighted disease count Age Gender Educational level Household income Living with partner Mean Standard deviation
EQ VAS -           62.4 18.2
EQ-5D Index .530** -          0.703 0.23
GDS-15 -.406** -.446** -         2.57 2.60
F-SozU-K14 .178** .140** -.407** -        4.01 0.69
Weighted disease count -.315** -.295** .197** -.076** -       11.26 5.14
Age -.112** -.108** .125** -.121** .162** -      74.4 5.19
Gender (female = 1) -.060** -.164** .092** .005 -.042* .054** -     - -
Educational level .108** .103** -.068** .016 -.117** -.054** -.111** -    - -
Household income .127** .086** -.139** .072** -.076** -.007 -.123** .258** -   1,412 706
Living with partner .062** .070** -.117** .128** -.028 -.191** -.314** .066** .046** - - -
  1. **Correlation is significant at p < 0.01 (two-sided).
  2. *Correlation is significant at p < 0.05 (two-sided).
  3. Spearman’s correlation coefficient. All others are Pearson’s coefficients.