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Table 11 Multiple regression analysis predicting csfq total sexual functioning scores from predictor variables by gender for People with Cancer (PWC)

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

  Women
Variable B β sr2(unique)
SF12-Physical component summary .16*** .17 .03
SF12-Mental component summary .11* .12 .01
HADS-Anxiety .26 .06  
HADS-Depression -.59* -.12 .01
Dyadic Adjustment Scale (DAS) .23 .09  
Dyadic Sexual Communication (DSCS) .23*** .25 .04
Silencing the Self Scale (STSS)    
 Externalized self perception .01 .00  
 Silencing the self -.13 -.09  
 Care as self sacrifice -.11 -.06  
 Divided self .01 .01  
(Intercept) 12.20   
R 2 .21a   
Total Adj. R 2 .22   
R .46***   
95% Confidence limits from 0.14 to 0.28    
   Men
SF12-Physical component summary .24* .24 .05
SF12-Mental component summary .09 .09  
Dyadic Adjustment Scale (DAS) .20 .08  
Silencing the Self Scale (STSS)    
 Silencing the self -.04 -.03  
 Care as self sacrifice -.42* -.24 .05
(Intercept) 29.98   
R 2 .10b   
Total Adj. R 2 .12   
R .41**   
95% Confidence limits from 0.04 to 0.30    
  1. a. Unique variability = .09; shared variability = 12%.
  2. b. Unique variability = .10; shared variability = 7%.
  3. *p < .05, **p < .01, ***p < .001.
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