International Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Assessment of Health-Related Quality of Life for Caregivers of Alzheimer’s Disease Patients

Table 3

Depression (ZDRS) and quality of life (SF-36) scores of the caregivers and correlation coefficients between ZDRS and SF-36.

Mean ± SDr, p value

ZDRS score (20–80)42.9 ± 10.7
SF-36 dimensions score (0–100)
Physical functioning80 ± 22.5−0.434, (0.0001)
Role limitations: physical65.5 ± 41.5−0.462, (0.0001)
Bodily pain68.7 ± 30−0.422, (0.0001)
General health64.7 ± 22−0.666, (0.0001)
Vitality57.8 ± 23−0.761, (0.0001)
Social functioning57.4 ± 33.7−0.598, (0.0001)
Role limitations: emotional44.7 ± 44−0.576, (0.0001)
Mental health52.7 ± 23.6−0.462, (0.0001)
Physical component summary50.6 ± 10−0.342, (0.0001)
Mental component summary37 ± 14−0.774, (0.0001)

ZDRS = Zung Depression Rating Scale.

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