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Table 4 Correlations between health-related quality of life and coping strategies

From: The relationship between quality of life and coping strategies of children with EB and their parents

  CODI subscales
  Avoidance Cognitive-palliative Emotional reactions Acceptance Wishful thinking Distance
Children’s QoL (N = 28)
 Physical health − 0.249 0.000 − 0.215 0.284 − 0.216 0.512**
 Emotional functioning − 0.151 − 0.421* − 0.491** 0.457* − 0.311 0.406*
 Social functioning − 0.222 − 0.070 − 0.431* 0.403* − 0.283 0.534**
 School functioning − 0.089 − 0.090 − 0.110 0.388* − 0.327 0.390*
Parents’ QoL (N = 48)
 Social functioning − 0.128 − 0.026 − 0.397** 0.149 0.013 0.054
 Positive emotions 0.345* 0.184 − 0.119 0.013 0.070 0.031
 Depressive emotions 0.061 0.098 − 0.534** 0.031 − 0.075 0.116
 Anger − 0.004 0.081 − 0.383** − 0.064 0.024 − 0.094
  1. **Correlations were significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed) and at the 0.05 level (2-tailed)