Table 3

Person product-moment correlation coefficients among study variables (n=151)

VariablesAgeDisease durationSymptom severityKnowledgeSatisfactionPerceived benefitsPerceived barriersSelf-efficacyAdherence
Age1
Disease duration0.111
Symptom severity−0.21**−0.16*1
Knowledge−0.15−0.010.021
Satisfication−0.05−0.01−0.030.26**1
Perceived benefits−0.000.03−0.080.130.39***1
Perceived barriers−0.03−0.120.29***−0.05−0.09−0.17*1
Self-efficacy0.050.06−0.23**0.060.29***0.31***−0.45***1
Adherence−0.020.060.09−0.05−0.05−0.100 .40***−0.56***1
  • *P<0.05; **P<0.01; ***P<0.001.