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Table 3 Illness beliefs, fatalistic beliefs, social networks

From: Illness beliefs and the sociocultural context of diabetes self-management in British South Asians: a mixed methods study

BIPQ items Consequences Timeline Personal control Treatment beliefs Identity Concern Understanding Emotional distress Fatalism 1 Fatalism 2
Spearman’s Correlation Coefficient
Total number of conditions .341** .126 -.027 -.066 .122 .010 .030 .076 -.009 .143
No of supportive females -.005 -.080 -.066 -.249 -.057 -.366* .047 -.183 .002 -.259
Frequency of contact -.193 -.146 .149 -.220 -.264 -.437** .009 -.352** -.212 -.309
Emotional work -.171 .153 .241 .051 -.107 -.599** .306# -.465** -.022 -.166
Illness work .002 .238 -.183 -.209 -.010 -.358* .146 -.195 -.278 -.300
Size of support network -.276 -.088 .165 -.139 -.239 -.470** .060 -.373* -.258 -.298
Proximate children .311 .232 .002 -.249 .099 -.055 -.006 .212 -.205 -.193
Types of relationships -.150 -.215 -.035 .232 -.195 -.022 -.128 -.198 -.133 -.294##
  1. *Significant at the 0.05 level (two-tailed).
  2. **Significant at 0.01 level (two-tailed).
  3. # r = .368 (p < 0.05) ## r = −.358 (p < 0.05) became significant after removal of outlier(s).