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Table 4 Correlations between the PozQoL scale and measures of QoL, mental health, and wellbeing

From: Development and validation of PozQoL: a scale to assess quality of life of PLHIV

  PozQoL total score PozQoL health concerns PozQoL psychological PozQoL social PozQoL functional
  r (95% CI)
Quality of Life
 SF-36 PCS .68 (.62–.74) .54 (.46–.62) .65 (.59–.71) .45 (.36–.54) .66 (.59–.72)
 SF-36 MCS .77 (.72–.81) .57 (.48–.64) .78 (.72–.82) .57 (.48–.64) .69 (.63–.74)
 FAHI .87 (.84–.90) .69 (.63–.74) .79 (.74–.83) .72 (.67–.77) .77 (.73–.82)
Mental health and wellbeing
 K6 .75 (.69–.80) .55 (.47–.63) .72 (.65–.78) .60 (.52–.66) .66 (.59–.72)
 S-WEMWBS .76 (.71–.81) .56 (.48–.64) .77 (.71–.82) .61 (.53–.67) .63 (.57–.69)
 SWLS .73 (.68–.78) .53 (.45–.60) .74 (.67–.79) .57 (.50–.64) .63 (.57–.69)
 BRS .68 (.61–.74) .47 (.37–.56) .71 (.66–.76) .52 (.44–.60) .57 (.49–.65)
 IA-RSS −.65 (−.70;-59) −.49 (−.57;-.41) −.47 (−.55;-.39) −.71 (−.75;-.66) −.54 (−.61;-.46)
 ISEL-12 .59 (.51–.66) .40 (.32–.49) .54 (.45–.62) .56 (.48–.63) .49 (.41–.57)
  1. Note. All correlations are significant at the p < .001 level; N varied between 373 and 407 due to missing data; SF-36 Medical Outcomes Study Short Form-36, PCS Physical Component Score, MCS Mental Component Score, FAHI Functional Assessment of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection, K6 Kessler Psychological Distress Scale, S-WEMWBS Short Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale, SWLS Satisfaction with Life Scale, BRS The Brief Resilience Scale, IA-RSS Internalized AIDS-Related Stigma Scale, ISEL-12 Interpersonal Support Evaluation List