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Table 10 Correlations among CSFQ subscales scores and potential predictor variables by gender for Partners of People with Cancer (PPWC)

From: Feeling well and talking about sex: psycho-social predictors of sexual functioning after cancer

   Women
Variable Sexual desire/frequency Sexual desire/interest Sexual arousal Sexual orgasm Sexual pleasure Total sexual functioning
SF12-Physical component summary .22* .24* .28** -.14 .15 .12
SF12-Mental component summary .13 .01 .13 .07 .32** .13
HADS-Anxiety .14 .17 .15 .01 .20* .13
HADS-Depression -.07 -.03 -.08 -.18 -.15 -.18
Dyadic Adjustment Scale (DAS) .39** .17 .24* .11 .51** .26**
Dyadic Sexual Communication (DSCS) .49** .30** .37** .04 .53** .33**
Silencing the Self Scale (STSS)       
 Externalized self perception -.19* -.14 .08 -.11 -.23* -.13
 Silencing the self -.17 -.10 -.18 -.09 -.22* -.16
 Care as self sacrifice .02 .07 -.15 -.26** .00 -.19*
 Divided self -.23* -.08 -.14 -.01 -.42** -.17
    Men    
SF12-Physical component summary .06 .26* .27* .37** .12 .33**
SF12-Mental component summary .40** -.28* -.14 -.04 .45** .06
HADS-Anxiety .29* -.13 -.15 -.03 .33** -.03
HADS-Depression -.04 .17 .05 -.02 -.09 .12
Dyadic Adjustment Scale (DAS) .11 -.10 .01 .11 .31** .11
Dyadic Sexual Communication (DSCS) .49** -.08 .18 .18 .64** .34**
Silencing the Self Scale (STSS)       
 Externalized self perception -.22* .40** .12 -.04 -.26* .07
 Silencing the self -.25* -.09 -.09 -.26* -.25* -.23*
 Care as self sacrifice -.14 -.21 .00 -.11 -.06 -.08
 Divided self -.31** .30* -.06 -.20 -.48** -.13
  1. Note. *p < .05; **p < .01, one-tailed.