Table 1—

Pearson’s correlations between proportional attribution scores, blood glucose and management variables, and adjustment to diabetes variables

Internal/externalControllable/uncontrollable by patientStable/unstablePersonal/universalGlobal/specificIllness durationSelf-managementA1C time 1A1C time 2HAD depression scoreHAD anxiety score
Controllable/uncontrollable by patient0.612
Stable/unstable0.2160.507
Personal/universal0.083−0.0600.055
Global/specific0.010−0.2330.1300.001
Illness duration0.0600.008−0.032−0.0340.114
Self-management−0.049−0.039−0.289*−0.339*−0.0460.218
A1C time 1−0.0360.0630.1760.3300.065−0.330*−0.518
A1C time 2−0.126−0.0660.0250.293*0.208−0.009−0.5480.707
HAD depression score−0.036−0.104−0.0310.1600.1260.058−0.1780.0050.074
HAD anxiety score0.2590.0250.0350.1690.140−0.047−0.328*0.0380.1190.510
Appraisal of diabetes score0.1930.1400.285*0.278*0.085−0.093−0.331*0.1500.1480.4790.341*
  • *

    * P < 0.05;

  • P < 0.01.