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Table 4 Correlations between psychosocial measures and NAFC-C

From: Validation of the Needs Assessment of Family Caregivers-Cancer scale in an Asian population

Measures Mean (SD) Cronbach’s alpha Original factor structure (r) EFA factor structure (r)
Total Psychosocial Unmet Needs Medical Unmet Needs Financial Unmet Needs Daily Activity Unmet Needs Total Psychosocial Unmet Needs Medical Unmet Needs Financial Unmet Needs Daily Activity Unmet Needs
DASS: Total score 11.10 (10.50) 0.95 0.27*** 0.4*** 0.01 0.18** 0.28*** 0.24*** 0.28*** 0.09 0.24*** 0.34***
DASS: Depression 3.43 (3.99) 0.90 0.29*** 0.41*** 0.05 0.17** 0.29*** 0.25*** 0.30*** 0.06 0.23*** 0.33***
DASS: Anxiety 3.03 (3.53) 0.85 0.19** 0.31*** 0.06 0.20** 0.19** 0.18** 0.22*** 0.15 0.25*** 0.25***
DASS: Stress 4.76 (3.95) 0.88 0.26*** 0.38*** 0.03 0.12 0.29*** 0.23*** 0.26*** 0.07 0.17** 0.34***
CQOL-C 53.50 (19.40) 0.88 0.50*** 0.42*** 0.39*** 0.34*** 0.42*** 0.51*** 0.36*** 0.31*** 0.36*** 0.42***
ZBI 24.00 (14.40) 0.93 0.48*** 0.47*** 0.27*** 0.28*** 0.47*** 0.47*** 0.36*** 0.19** 0.31*** 0.47***
  1. Table 4 displays the partial correlations between psychosocial measures and the NAFC-C in the original and new factor structure. Covariates that were included in the analyses were age, sex, ethnicity, education, income, employment, and relationship with patient. NAFC-C Needs Assessment of Family Caregivers-Cancer, DASS Depression Anxiety Stress Scale, CQOL-C Caregiver Quality of Life-Cancer, ZBI Zarit Burden Interview
  2. ***p < 0.001, **p < 0.012