Table 4

Summary of regression analyses on the two adjustment variables with the subscales of each stress-coping predictors separately

PredictorsDependent variablesDepressionQuality of life
BSE BβBSE Bβ
Social support
Perceived−5.53.03−0.54**14.34.40.44**
Received−2.92−0.244.96.70.23
R2=0.33, ∆R2=0.28
F(2,24)=6.03, p<0.01
R2=0.37, ∆R2=0.32
F(2,24)=7.2, p<0.01
Cognitive appraisal
Primary appraisal−0.240.42−0.11−0.21.1−0.004
Appraisal of coping potential−2.40.77−0.56**1.332.10.15
R2=0.31, ∆R2=0.26
F(2,24)=5.6, p<0.01
R2=0.02, ∆R2=0.06
F(2,24)=0.02, p=0.8
Coping strategies
Problem management−1.61.6−0.229.573.90.44**
Problem appraisal−2.11.3−0.322.673.10.15
Emotion management−5.12.7−0.53**−8.746.4−0.26
Emotional avoidance−0.621.4−0.117.763.40.39*
R2=0.40, ∆R2=0.29
F(4,22)=9.8, p<0.01
R2=0.38, ∆R2=0.28
F(4,22)=3.48, p<0.05
Illness parameters
Physical impairment−0.120.15−0.170.080340.05
Time since diagnosis0.020.050.070.060.110.11
R2=0.04, ∆R2=0.03
F(1,24)=0.04, p=0.6
R2=0.01, ∆R2=0.07
F(1,24)=0.1, p=0.9
  • * p<0.05;

  • ** p<0.01.

  • ∆R2, R2 squared change; β, standardised betas; B, b-values; SE B, SE of the b values.