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Table 4 Spearman’s correlation coefficients between fear of COVID-19, depression severity and the other variables in healthy controls controlling for age and sex

From: Primary emotions as predictors for fear of COVID-19 in former inpatients with Major Depressive Disorder and healthy control participants

  Fear of COVID-19 95% CI for correlation coefficients Depression severity 95% CI for correlation coefficients
r (pBH) Lower Upper r (pBH) Lower Upper
Depression severity .17(.746) −.13 .45    
Fear of infecting others .55(.001)** .30 .73 .18(.746) −.12 .46
Financial hardships −.06(.960) −.35 .24 −.04(.976) −.34 .26
Fear of unemployment .12(.850) −.18 .40 .26(.469) −.04 .51
Stress due to social distancing .16(.794) −.14 .44 .36(.115) .07 .60
Stress due to restrictions with respect to leisure time activities .18(.746) −.13 .45 .42(.043)* .14 .64
Psychological strain due to other circumstances −.06(.960) −.35 .24 .64(< .001)*** .42 .79
Suppression .01(.999) −.29 .31 .27(.442) −.03 .52
Reappraisal −.01(.999) −.31 .28 .01(.999) −.30 .29
  1. Note. pBH refers to p-values (two-tailed) controlled for FDR. Depression severity, suppression and reappraisal during the pandemic. * pBH < .05, ** pBH < .01, *** pBH < .001. COVID-19: coronavirus disease 2019