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Table 5 Bivariate correlations between 12-month changes in health-related quality of life (measured by SF-36) and potential predictors

From: Dietary weight loss and exercise interventions effects on quality of life in overweight/obese postmenopausal women: a randomized controlled trial

  Δ Weight Δ Aerobic fitness Δ Depression Δ Perceived stress Δ Social support
  R p r p R p r p r p
Δ Weight --- --- -0.02 0.64 0.11 0.02 0.07 0.17 -0.02 0.66
Δ Aerobic fitness -0.02 0.64 --- --- -0.0006 0.99 -0.08 0.08 0.02 0.61
Δ Physical functioning -0.28 < 0.001 0.16 < 0.001 -0.21 < 0.001 -0.22 < 0.001 0.24 < 0.001
Δ Role-physical -0.18 < 0.001 0.05 0.26 -0.23 < 0.001 -0.20 < 0.001 0.22 < 0.001
Δ Vitality -0.36 < 0.001 0.06 0.22 -0.42 < 0.001 -0.32 < 0.001 0.22 < 0.001
Δ Mental health -0.13 0.006 0.04 0.43 -0.55 < 0.001 -0.51 < 0.001 0.25 < 0.001