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Table 3 Correlations of physical activity, fruit and vegetable intake, and TV/video watching with QOL outcomes at the 7 time points*

From: Associations of quality of life with physical activity, fruit and vegetable consumption, and physical inactivity in a free living, multiethnic population in Hawaii: a longitudinal study

Time points   MCS PCS
   r P r P
Baseline Physical activity 0.21 0.02 0.01 0.96
(T-1) Fruit and Vegetable -0.02 0.81 -0.02 0.79
  TV/video -0.00 0.99 0.02 0.82
3-month Physical activity 0.21 0.02 0.06 0.50
(T-2) Fruit and Vegetable 0.02 0.84 0.03 0.75
  TV/video -0.14 0.14 0.04 0.66
6-month Physical activity 0.21 0.02 0.08 0.37
(T-3) Fruit and Vegetable 0.09 0.28 -0.07 0.42
  TV/video -0.24 0.008 0.14 0.12
9-month Physical activity 0.25 0.006 0.09 0.30
(T-4) Fruit and Vegetable -0.06 0.50 0.07 0.41
  TV/video -0.01 0.96 0.07 0.45
12-month Physical activity 0.21 0.02 0.04 0.70
(T-5) Fruit and Vegetable 0.13 0.14 -0.06 0.51
  TV/video -0.02 0.87 -0.07 0.45
18-month Physical activity 0.24 0.009 0.12 0.21
(T-6) Fruit and Vegetable 0.12 0.19 0.03 0.71
  TV/video -0.18 0.05 -0.06 0.49
24-month Physical activity 0.24 0.01 0.05 0.56
(T-7) Fruit and Vegetable 0.09 0.35 -0.04 0.65
  TV/video -0.21 0.02 -0.06 0.55
  1. Note. QOL = quality of life; MCS = mental component summary for SF-12; PCS = physical component summary for SF-12; r = correlation coefficient
  2. * Partial correlations were performed and results were adjusted for ethnicity, gender, age, body mass index, and education.