Table 3

Adjustment outcomes and illness parameters

Illness parameters
Physical impairmentTime since diagnosisArtificial nutritionArtificial ventilationInvasive ventilation
Adjustment outcomesDepressionr=−0.2 p=0.3τ=0.01 p=0.9U=61 p=0.9U=73 p=0.4U=28.5 p=0.5
QoLr=0.01 p=0.9τ=0.14 p=0.2U=57 p=0.7U=82 p=0.7U=18 p=0.1
  • r, Pearson's correlation; τ, Kendall's correlation; QoL, quality of life; U, Mann-Whitney U-Test.