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Table 2 Intercorrelations among age, health-related variables, and HRQoL (n = 5022)

From: The paradox of aging and health-related quality of life in Asian Chinese: results from the Healthy Aging Longitudinal Study in Taiwan

Variables Age MMSE CES-D Handgrip strength SPPB PCS MCS
Age −0.40** 0.046* −0.33** − 0.42** − 0.26** 0.063**
MMSE −0.40** − 0.18** 0.39** 0.43** 0.26** 0.049**
CES-D 0.046* −0.18** − 0.18** −0.24** − 0.25** −0.67**
Handgrip strength −0.33** 0.39** −0.18** 0.40** 0.32** 0.066**
SPPB −0.42** 0.43** −0.24** 0.40** 0.55** 0.082**
PCS −0.26** 0.26** −0.25** 0.32** 0.55** −0.048**
MCS 0.063** 0.049** −0.67** 0.066** 0.082** −0.048**
  1. Note: * p-value< 0.05, ** p-value< 0.001
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