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Table 3 Intercorrelations of socio-demographic and rare disease characteristics and Health-Related Quality of Life outcomes in 1218 participants

From: Health-related quality of life among adults with diverse rare disorders

  Age Gender Duration of symptoms Years since diagnosis Number of rare diseases Race Income Fatigue Pain interference Anxiety Depression Physical function
Gender .23**            
Duration of symptoms .07* −.07*           
Years since diagnosis .12** 0.03 .58**          
Number of rare diseases −.08** −0.05 .10** .06*         
Race .03 −.09** .01 .03 .03        
Income .19** .09** −.13** .05 −.06 .09**       
Fatigue −.29** −.21** .08** −.12** .17** .01 −.20**      
Pain interference −.08** −.12** .15** .00 .19** −0.03 −.22** .53**     
Anxiety −.30** −.19** −.01 −.10** .03 −.04 −.20** .47** .38**    
Depression −.25** −.15** .01 −.08** .03 −.03 −.20** .53** .40** .76**   
Physical function −.07* .00 −.07* .01 −.12** .03 .21** −.45** −.51** −.25** −.34**  
Ability to participate in social roles .05 .11** −.08** .08** −.17** −0.03 .17** −.65** −.54** −.39** −.48** .72**
  1. Race was coded as person of color = 0, white = 1. Gender was coded as female = 0 and male =1
  2. * p < .05, ** p < .01