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Table 7 Relationship between quality of life scores and patient characteristics by Pearson's correlation coefficient

From: Factors affecting health-related quality of life in Thai children with thalassemia

  Pearson's correlation coefficient
  Total summary score Physical health Psychosocial health Emotional functioning Social functioning School functioning
Serum ferritin level (ng/mL) -0.061 -0.091 -0.052 0.444 -0.043 -0.088
Pre-transfusion Hb level (g/dL) 0.170* 0.105 0.123** 0.009 0.222* 0.184*
Age (years) 0.250* 0.163* 0.185* 0.175* 0.217* 0.198*
  1. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01