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Table 3 Correlations between person with dementia and carer QoL measures (Pearson’s r and p-values)

From: Disease severity accounts for minimal variance of quality of life in people with dementia and their carers: analyses of cross-sectional data from the MODEM study

   Person with dementia Carer (all self-reports)
EQ-5D (self) CASP-19 (self) DEMQOL-Proxy EQ-5D (proxy) Carer EQ-5D SF-12 Physical SF-12 Mental
Person with dementia DEMQOL (self) 0.56 (p < 0.001) 0.72 (p < 0.001) 0.39 (p < 0.001) 0.20 (p = 0.003) 0.11 (p = 0.13) 0.10 (p = 0.19) 0.09 (p = 0.23)
EQ-5D (self)   0.58 (p < 0.001) 0.33 (p < 0.001) 0.36 (p < 0.001) 0.12 (p = 0.09) 0.14 (p = 0.06) 0.18 (p = 0.02)
CASP-19 (self)    0.33 (p < 0.001) 0.21 (p = 0.01) 0.09 (p = 0.29) 0.11 (p = 0.19) 0.06 (p = 0.49)
DEMQOL-Proxy     0.16 (p = 0.005) 0.20 (p = 0.001) 0.13 (p = 0.03) 0.31 (p = < 0.001)
EQ-5D (proxy)      0.02 (p = 0.77) −0.01 (p = 0.92) 0.07 (p = 0.28)
Carer EQ-5D       0.71 (p < 0.001) 0.25 (p < 0.001)
SF-12 Physical        −0.05 (p = 0.41)
  1. Statistics in bold highlight remained significant after correcting for multiple comparisons (Holm-Bonferroni Sequential Correction, p < 0.05)