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Table 3 Correlation matrix of the variables used in this study

From: Determinants of depression in primary caregivers of disabled older relatives: a path analysis

  2 3 4 5 6 7
1 Depression .44** −.08 .18* −.04 .31** .044
2 Perceived burden   −.23** −.09 −.29** .32** .14*
3 Beliefs of obligation    .34** .01 −.07 −.05
4 Social pressure     .13 .04 −.07
5 Independence for the ADL      −.15* −.55**
6 Behavioural problems       .14*
7 Cognitive impairment       
  1. Note. ADL refers to the basic activities of daily living
  2. **p < .01. *p < .05