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Table 12 Multiple regression analysis predicting CSFQ total sexual functioning scores from 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 B β sr2(unique)
Dyadic Adjustment Scale (DAS) .20 .08  
Dyadic Sexual Communication (DSCS) .20* .27 .05
Silencing the Self Scale (STSS)    
 Care as self sacrifice -.15 -.14  
(Intercept) 28.00   
R 2 .13a   
Total Adj. R 2 .09   
R .36*   
95% Confidence limits from 0.14 to 0.28    
   Men
SF12-Physical component summary .30* .35 .11
Dyadic Sexual Communication (DSCS) .25* .36 .11
Silencing the Self Scale (STSS)    
 Silencing the self .03 .04  
(Intercept) 16.33   
R 2 .23b   
Total Adj. R 2 .18   
R .48**   
95% Confidence limits from 0.04 to 0.42    
  1. a. Unique variability = .05; shared variability = 8%.
  2. b. Unique variability = .22; shared variability = 0.9%.
  3. *p < .05, **p < .01.