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Table 4 Univariate predictors of quality of life measurement discrepancy

From: Validity of subjective versus objective quality of life assessment in people with schizophrenia

  Patient-rated minus Assessor-rated QoL z score
Variable Mean p
Gender Male +0.21 0.117
Female −0.22
Smoking Yes +0.15 0.153
No −0.32
Current drug use Yes +0.21 0.494
No +0.00
Current alcohol use Yes +0.19 0.484
No −0.02
Variable r S
Length of illness (yr) −0.152 0.216
Number of previous hospitalisations 0.036 0.779
Insight (BIS) −0.452 <0.001
Depression (CDSS) −0.321 0.007
Positive symptoms (PANSS) 0.272 0.023
Negative symptoms (PANSS) 0.432 <0.001
General psychopathology (PANSS) 0.098 0.420
Total symptom score (PANSS) 0.293 0.014
BMI −0.067 0.595
Simpson-Angus 0.010 0.936
Barnes Akathisia −0.117 0.338
AIMS 0.034 0.782
ANNSERS −0.209 0.082
Adherence Rating (Kemp) −0.374 0.001
Drug Attitude (DAI) −0.483 <0.001