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Table 4 Correlation with validity criterion measures

From: Development and evaluation of the Singapore Caregiver Quality of Life Scale - Dementia

Measuresa PW MW EM DL FW QOL Total
BASC Total 0.60** 0.64** 0.37** 0.71** 0.52** 0.79**
NPI 0.31** 0.59** 0.05 0.52** 0.35** 0.51**
PPI 0.46** 0.57** 0.23* 0.47** 0.42** 0.60**
CRA (Finance) 0.27** 0.28** 0.19 0.32** 0.72** 0.43**
Caregiving hours −0.14 −0.16 0.26** −0.25* −0.12 −0.10
Caregiving hours, sub-groupb −0.22 −0.18 N.A. − 0.36** − 0.16 − 0.28*
Caregiver role 0.23* 0.09 −0.03 0.22* 0.18 0.16
  1. ** P < 0.01; * P < 0.05
  2. aPW Physical Well-being, MW Mental Well-being, EM Experience & Meaning, DL Impact on Daily Living, FW Financial Well-being, QOL Total QOL total score, BASC Brief Assessment Scale for Caregivers, Total Total score, NPI Negative Personal Impact (Factor 1 of BASC), PPI Positive Personal Impact (Factor 2 of BASC), CRA (Finance) Sum of scores on two finance items of the modified Caregiver Reaction Assessment. Caregiver role: being the only person (1), primary person (2) or (3) one of the few persons who carry out caregiving duties. Scale scores were recoded such that a higher score means a better outcome
  3. bSub-group analysis of 56 caregivers whose EM score were below the mean
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