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Table 3 Significant correlations of caregiver burden indices and GHQ-12 scores with indices of patient's quality of care: N = 121

From: Relationship of family caregiver burden with quality of care and psychopathology in a sample of Arab subjects with schizophrenia

Variables Pearson's r P level
Total objective burden score (IEQ 16-35;37-42): Correlate with:   
Patient's basic met needs (CAN) 0.23 0.01
Patient's total met needs 0.21 0.02
Patient's basic unmet needs -0.18 0.045
Subjective burden (IEQ 43): Correlate with   
Patient's basic unmet need -0.199 0.029
Patient's health unmet need -0.188 0.039
Patient's functioning unmet need -0.229 0.01
Patient's total unmet need -0.191 0.036
Total objective burden: Correlate with subjective QOL: LQLP:   
Patient's LQLP religion domain score -0.37 0.001
Patient's LQLP health domain score -0.25 0.006
Patient's LQLP perceived QOL score -0.20 0.026
Patient's general well-being score -0.31 0.001
Patient's negative affect 0.21 0.02
Subjective burden: Correlate with subjective QOL: LQLP:   
Patient's LQLP health domain score -0.20 0.028
Patient's general well-being score -0.29 0.001
Patient's negative affect 0.26 0.004
Total objective burden: Correlate with psychopathology scores:   
Patient's ICD-10 positive syndrome score 0.17 0.06
Patient's ICD-10 negative syndrome score 0.26 0.004
Caregiver GHQ-12 scores 0.31 0.001
Subjective burden: Correlate with caregiver GHQ-12 scores 0.36 0.001
Caregiver total objective burden score 0.49 0.001
Caregiver GHQ-12 score: Correlate with caregiver IEQ tension 0.39 0.001
Caregiver IEQ worrying 0.37 0.001
Caregiver IEQ supervision 0.28 0.002
Caregiver total objective burden score 0.31 0.001