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Table 4 Bivariate correlation between anxiety (HADS-A) and depression (HADS-D) measured by the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Symptom Scale (HADS) and the Subjective Memory Impairment (SMI) items; HUNT3 (2006-08)

From: Gender differences in subjective memory impairment in a general population: the HUNT study, Norway

Subjective memory impairment (SMI) items Pearson correlation coefficient (p value)
  HADS-A HADS-D
i1. Problems with your memory 0.226 <0.01 0.288 <0.01
i2. Changed since you were younger 0.177 <0.01 0.288 <0.01
Do you have trouble remembering:     
i3. - what happened few minutes ago 0.192 <0.01 0.254 <0.01
i4. - names of other people 0.146 <0.01 0.204 <0.01
i5. - dates 0.160 <0.01 0.217 <0.01
i6. - to carry out planned activities 0.209 <0.01 0.254 <0.01
i7. - what happened few days ago 0.194 <0.01 0.263 <0.01
i8. - what happened years ago 0.154 <0.01 0.189 <0.01
i9. – keeping track of a conversation 0.259 <0.01 0.287 <0.01
SMI sum score 0.290 <0.01 0.381 <0.01