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Table 3 Zero-order correlations between demographic characteristics, illness perceptions and depression (HADS-D) and anxiety (HADS-A) (n =95)

From: The contribution of illness perception to psychological distress in heart failure patients

Personal characteristic Depression (HADS-D) Anxiety (HADS-A)
Socio-demographic variables:   
 Age -.096 -.126
 Gender .092 .007
 Education -.202 -.314**
Functional status:   
 NYHA class .158 .243*
Illness perceptions:   
 Timeline acute/chronic .077 .064
 Timeline cyclical .079 .210
Consequences .034 .149
 Personal control -.371** -.305**
 Treatment control -.180 .019
 Identity .214 .225
 Illness coherence -.043 -.083
 Emotional representations .200 .326**
  1. **p < .01, *p < .05.