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Table 4 Bivariate intercorrelations between DT and HADS scores

From: Distress, anxiety and depression in patients with brain metastases before and after radiotherapy

  Time HADS anxiety HADS depression n (TG/CG) HADS anxiety correlated with HADS depression n (TG/CG)
   Pearson correlation coefficient   Pearson correlation coefficient  
DT before RT 0.565** 0.438** 82 (50/32) 0.711** 98 (66/32)
DT 6 weeks 0.379** 0.473** 64 (37/27) 0.578** 72 (45/27)
DT 3 months 0.334* 0.409* 54 (28/26) 0.760** 58 (32/26)
DT 6 months 0.197 0.069 50 (21/29) 0.445** 55 (26/29)
  1. **The correlation is on the niveau to 0.01 significant.
  2. *The correlation is on the niveau to 0.05 significant.
  3. Abbreviations: DT = Distress Thermometer, HADS = Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale.