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Table 3 Standardized canonical discriminant function coefficients

From: Who are the healthy active seniors? A cluster analysis

Variables Discriminant coefficients Correlation with discriminant function
Demographic variables   
Normal vision (with corrective eyewear)   
- (Yes versus No) .182 -.157
Income source   
- Government vs from family/own savings .158 .174
Sleepless night   
- <1 per week vs at least once per week -.124 -.300
Number of leisure activities engaged in -.028 -.123
Control variables   
Lawton Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Scale (IADL) -.186 -.206
Lubben Social Network Scale (LSNS) - Family subscale .185 -.153
Life events (LE) .142 .216
Lubben Social Network Scale (LSNS) - Friend subscale -.047 -.181
Modified Barthel Index (BI) .025 -.237
Outcome measures   
Life Satisfaction Scale (LSI-A) -.699 -.737
Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) .535 .653
General Health Questionnaire (GHS) .267 .385
Rosenberg’s Self-Esteem Scale (RSES) .098 -.515
  1. Note: All variables are significant at p = 0.05.