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Table 4 Comparison of the perceived quality of the relationship, well-being, and closeness with one’s partner, between dyads with congruent views and discrete views

From: A 'good dyadic relationship' between older couples with one having mild cognitive impairment: a Q-methodology

  With congruent views
(n = 11 dyads)
With discrete views
(n = 10 dyads)
p^
Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Perceived quality of the relationship (range: 1 – 10) 7.13 (1.3) 8.1 (1.5) .005
Geriatric Depression Scale (range: 0 – 15) 3.0 (2.9) 4 (4.2) .360
Inclusion of the Other in the Self Scale (range: 1 – 7) 5.3 (1.1) 6.1 (0.9) .023
  1. Note: ^ Kruskal–Wallis test