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Table 3 Correlations of psychosocial variables and diabetes-related clinical variables (n = 162)

From: Psychosocial distress, clinical variables and self-management activities associated with type 2 diabetes: a study in Ghana

Variables 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
1. PAID           
2. DDS .79***          
3. BDI .53*** .51***         
4. DFBC −.26** −.26** −.31***        
5. Diabetes duration −01 −.04 .06 .05       
6. Body Mass Index .06 .07 .05 −.07 −02      
7. HbA1c .08 .21** .18* −.06 −.03 −.03     
8. Complications .10 .09 .25** −.05 .08 −.001 .15    
9. Other conditions .01 −.03 .05 .07 −.01 .10 −.10 .08   
10. Systolic .16* .08 .21** −.02 −.02 .17* .08 .08 .16*  
11. Diastolic .21** .01 .11 −.07 −.12 .06 .09 −.11 .07 .63**
  1. *p < 0.05 **p < 0.01 ***p < 0.001
  2. PAID Problem Area in Diabetes, DDS Diabetes Distress Scale
  3. BDI Beck Depression Inventory, DFBC Diabetes Family Behaviour Scale
  4. HbA1c Glycaemic level