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Table 1 Convergent validity of the SF-12 and EDQOL

From: Assessment of quality of life in people with severe and enduring anorexia nervosa: a comparison of generic and specific instruments

  SF-12 PCS SF-12 MCS EDQOL psychological EDQOL physical/cognitive EDQOL financial EDQOL work/school
No Covariates
WSAS −0.36** −0.63** 0.70** 0.66** 0.29* 0.59**
DOR −0.31* −0.35** 0.19 0.53** 0.06 0.51**
EDE-G −0.01 −0.37** 0.48** 0.41** 0.15 0.42**
EDE-R 0.12 −0.31** 0.41** 0.28* 0.16 0.24
EDE-EC −0.23 −0.33** 0.46** 0.45** 0.19 0.42**
EDE-WC 0.03 −0.36** 0.40** 0.33** −0.01 0.38**
EDE-SC 0.01 −0.25* 0.35** 0.31* 0.17 0.39**
Covarying for Axis I Comorbidity
WSAS −0.25 −0.43** 0.57** 0.52** 0.28* 0.51**
DOR −0.25 −0.08 0.14 0.45** −0.08 0.31*
EDE-G 0.11 −0.05 0.25 0.20 −0.05 0.18
EDE-R 0.21 −0.13 0.26 0.12 0.03 0.08
EDE-EC −0.10 −0.09 0.31* 0.29* 0.05 0.23
EDE-WC 0.13 0.04 0.09 0.09 −0.22 0.08
EDE-SC 0.07 0.03 0.14 0.16 −0.02 0.19
  1. **p < 0.01, *p < 0.05; SF-12 = Medical Outcomes Study Short Form; PCS = Physical Component Summary Scale; MCS = Mental Component Summary Scale; EDQOL = Eating Disorders Quality of Life Questionnaire; WSAS = Work and Social Adjustment Scale; DOR = days out of role; EDE = Eating Disorders Examination; R = Restraint subscale; EC = Eating Concerns subscale; WC = Weight Concerns subscale; SC = Shape Concerns subscale; G = Global scale.