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Table 5 Correlations of the ULS-6 to validating scales in suicide cases and living controls

From: The validity of proxy-based data on loneliness in suicide research: a case-control psychological autopsy study in rural China

Scale Suicide cases (n = 242) Living controls (n = 242)
ULS-6 (Spearman’s rho) ULS-6 (Spearman’s rho)
GDS score 0.277a 0.516a
QOL score −0.344a -0.382a
DSSI score -0.443a -0.466a
  1. aCorrelation is significant at the 0.01 level