Table 2—

Relationship between HbA1c levels and continuous measures of attachment styles, model of self, model of other, and overall security in patients with type 1 diabetes

Mean HbA1c level (%)
Secure attachment−0.17*
Dismissing attachment0.15
Preoccupied attachment0.11
Fearful attachment0.19*
Model of self−0.13
Model of other§−0.18*
Overall security−0.21*
  • N = 228.

  • *

    * P < 0.01 (two-tailed);

  • P < 0.05 (two-tailed);

  • positivity indicates less anxiety about relationships;

  • §

    § positivity indicates more trust in relationships.