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Table 2 Pearson correlation coefficients between independent variables and Quality of Life (N = 360)

From: Utilization of ADCCs and quality of life among older adults: ethno-regional disparities in Israel

Independent variables 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
1.QOL 1.0                
2.Gender (1 = male) .02 1.0               
3.Age −.11* −.08 1.0              
4.Education .02 −.09 .04 1.0             
5.Marital status −.01 .36*** −.25*** −.29*** 1.0            
6.Number of children .01 .15** .01 −.36*** .23*** 1.0           
7.ADL −.09* .05 −.01 .08 .02 −.07 1.0          
8.Number of chronic diseases −.15** .01 .02 −.07 .03 −.08 .43*** 1.0         
9.Perceived economic status .25*** −.06 .02 .11* −.07 −.06 −.05 −.15** 1.0        
10.Ethnicity - FSU −.02 −.15** .19*** .55*** −.37*** −.36*** .01 .04 0.09 1.0       
11.Ethnicity - Jews .23*** −.11* .05 .19*** .04 −.12** −.10* −.24** .36*** −.08 1.0      
12.Area - North −.03 −.05 .11* −.01 −.11* .02 −.17** .19** −.12* .01 0.01 1.0     
13.Area – South −.11* .15** −.03 −.07 .20*** .12* −.17** −.05 −.18** .01 .01 −.33*** 1.0    
14.Connection to the living area .43*** −.07 .12* −.18** .06 .15** −.17** −.11* .20*** −.35*** .49*** .13* .12* 1.0   
15.Weekly hours for home care services .14** .08 −.06 −.03 .05 .01 .60*** .38*** −.01 −.09 −.08 −.13** −.13** −.12* 1.0  
16.Weekly hours utilized for attending the ADCC .16** −.05 −.06 .05 −.08 −.04 .21** .16* .14** .04 .14** −.12* −.12* .06 .38*** 1.0
17.Satisfaction with the day care center services .25*** −.06 −.16** .02 .03 .01 −.16** −.01 .12* −.07 .21*** .05 −.04 .21** −.07 .11*
  1. ADL Activities of daily living, Gender (1 = male; 0 = female), Marital status (1 = has partner; 0 = no partner), Ethnicity – FSU (FSU immigrants = 1; 0 = Israeli Arabs), Ethnicity – Veteran Jews (Veteran Jews = 1; 0 = Israeli Arabs), Northern area (1 = Northern area; 0 = central area), Southern area (1 = Southern area; 0 = central area)
  2. *p < .05. **p < .01, ***p < .001