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Table 2 Pearson correlation between attributes of mental health literacy and quality of life

From: Mental health literacy and quality of life in Iran: a cross-sectional study

Variables a b c d e f g h i
Attributes of MHLS Ability of individuals to recognize mental disorders (a) 1         
knowledge of where to seek information (b) 0.332** 1        
Knowledge of risk factors and causes (c) 0.072* 0.091* 1       
Knowledge of self-treatment (d) 0.070* 0.022 −0.061* 1      
Knowledge of the professional help available (e) 0.361** 0.192** 0.131** −0.004 1     
Attitudes that promote recognition or appropriate help seeking behaviour (f) 0.136** 0.039 0.018 0.078* 0.146** 1    
Total mental health literacy(g) 0.590** 0.447** 0.181** 0.167** 0.417** 0.813** 1   
Quality of Life(h) 0.049 0.151** 0.084* 0.036 0.123** 0.165** 0.205** 1  
Subscales of quality of life Physical health (i) 0.091 0.177** 0.72* 0.011 0.129** 0.199** 0.248** 0.846** 1
Mental health (j) 0.010 0.103** 0.081* 0.047 0.090* 0.111** 0.136** 0.915** 0.559**
  1. *p < 0.005, **p < 0.001