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Table 4 Correlations between variables among 108 adults with HSP

From: Health survey of adults with hereditary spastic paraparesis compared to population study controls

  1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13.
1. Age 1             
2. Age of onset .60** 1            
3. Education -.16 -.22* 1           
4. BMI -.19 -.20* .11 1          
5. Overall HSP impacta .15 .08 .03 -.04 1         
6. Physical impacta .25* .04 -.07 .02 .37** 1        
7. Mental wellbeing .03 -.01 -.22* -.14 .22* .34** 1       
8. Life satisfactiona .03 .05 -.23* -.12 .54** .39** .57** 1      
9. Physical activity -.06 .07 .14 -.07 -.08 -.15 -.14 -.06 1     
10. Memory problemsa .13 .15 -.16 .04 .13 .28** .30** .19 -.03 1    
11. Gastrointestinal problemsa -.02 -.02 -.07 -.09 .08 .36** .16 .25* -.07 .33** 1   
12. Number of diseases .13 .01 -.11 .05 .09 .23* -.01 -.01 -.27** .11 .16 1  
13. Paina -.05 -.00 -.00 .02 .26* .48** .22 .27* -.12 .22* .29* .18 1
14. Activities of daily livinga .40** .21 -.06 -.22 .23 .21 .14 .18 -.10 .29* .18 .23 .29*
  1. Note. aHigher scores indicate more problems. *Correlation is significant at the p < .05-level. **Correlation is significant at the p < .001 level