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Table 5 Criterion and construct validity of the French version of the MAX-PC (Pearson correlation coefficients, N = 185)

From: Adaptation and validation of the memorial anxiety scale for prostate cancer (MAX-PC) in a sample of French men

  MAX-PC PCA PSAA FOR
HADS 0.69** 0.62** 0.30** 0.74**
HADS-Anxiety 0.68** 0.64** 0.30** 0.69**
HADS-Depression 0.58** 0.50** 0.25** 0.66**
SF12 −0.48** −0.41** −0.18* −0.53**
SF12-MCS −0.35** −0.31** −0.11 −0.41**
SF12-PCS −0.32** − 0.28** − 0.04 − 0.37**
Age − 0.11 − 0.13 − 0.05 −0.15*
  1. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.001
  2. MAX-PC Memorial anxiety scale for prostate cancer, PCA Prostate cancer anxiety subscale, PSAA PSA anxiety subscale, FOR Fear of recurrence subscale
  3. HADS Hospital Anxiety and Depression scale, HADS-Anxiety HADS anxiety subscale, HADS-Depression HADS Depression subscale
  4. SF12 Short Form-12, SF12-PCS SF12 physical component subscale, SF12-MCS SF12 mental component subscale
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