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Table 3 Pearson correlation coefficients between MCIBDQ domains and SF-36 dimensions

From: Different therapeutic approaches on quality of life in patients with inflammatory bowel disease

SF-36 dimensions MCIBDQ domains in CD MCIBDQ domains in UC
Bowel symptoms Systemic symptoms Emotional function Social function Bowel symptoms Systemic symptoms Emotional function Social function
PF .621 .666 .681 .740 .701 .659 .653 .701
RP .607 .648 .692 .712 .704 .668 .728 .728
BP .724 .750 .741 .776 .673 .675 .652 .615
GH .666 .710 .715 .618 .499 .568 .608 .579
VT .724 .790 .832 .740 .588 .737 .708 .653
SF .634 .670 .726 .746 .602 .650 .689 .653
RE .563 .594 .686 .570 .581 .638 .729 .628
MH .664 .680 .781 .650 .502 .566 .670 .494
  1. Pearson correlation coefficients in bold were those expected to be moderate or high.
  2. All correlations were significant at the 0.001 level (2-tailed).