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Table 2 Bivariate correlations between SF-36, DHI, HADS and clinical characteristics of dizziness

From: Health-related quality of life and emotional distress in patients with dizziness: a cross-sectional approach to disentangle their relationship

  PCS-36 MCS-36 DHI HADS
PCS-36 1    
MCS-36 0.22** 1   
DHI −0.64*** −0.57*** 1  
HADS −0.32*** −0.82*** 0.58*** 1
DoD 0.13 −0.09 −0.01 0.004
FoD −0.20* −0.03 0.24** 0.04
AvP 0.24** 0.10 −0.25** −0.07
VNVa F = 7.94*** 4.64* 5.65** 5.18**
Age −0.03 0.01 0.004 −0.02
Gender 0.03 0.13 −0.12 −0.03
  1. Pearson correlations *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001; Bonferroni corrected threshold for significance: p = 0.0017 - correlations surviving Bonferroni correction are bold; aAnvoa for VNV (vertigo, non-vertigo, mixed); SF-36: Medical Outcomes Studies 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey; MCS-36: SF-36 mental health component summary score, PCS-36: SF-36 physical component summary score; DHI: Dizziness Handicap Inventory sum score; HADS: Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale; DoD: Duration of Dizziness; FoD: Frequency of Dizziness; AvP: attack versus permanent dizziness; VNV: variable for vertigo, non-vertigo and mixed dizziness.