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Table 7 Correlation matrix between, elderly morality score and its subscales, elderly social support score and its subscales, and happiness score of studied elderly (n = 235)

From: Relationship between morality, happiness, and social support among elderly people

Variables 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
r (P) r (P) r (P) r (P) r (P) r (P) r (P) r (P)
1-Agitation sub-scale 1        
2-Attitude Toward own aging sub-scale 0.502** (0.0001) 1       
3-Lonely-dissatisfaction sub-scale 0.557** (0.0001) 0.439** (0.0001) 1      
4-Total morale scale 0.837** (0.0001) 0.735** (0.0001) 0.864** (0.0001) 1     
5-Social Support by others 0.283** (0.0001) 0.158* (0.015) 0.434** (0.0001) 0.381** (0.0001) 1    
6-Social Support by family. 0.586** (0.0001) 0.431** (0.0001) 0.572** (0.0001) 0.493** (0.0001) .658** (0.0001) 1   
7-Social Support by friend. 0.499** (0.0001) 0.369** (0.0001) 0.559** (0.0001) 0.481** (0.0001) 0.598** (0.0001) 0.596** (0.0001) 1  
8-Total perceived social Support 0.553** (0.0001) 0.388** (0.0001) 0.631** (0.0001) 0.661** (0.0001) 0.797** (0.0001) 0.851** (0.0001) 0.831** (0.0001) 1
9-Oxford happiness scale 0.513** (0.0001) 0.466** (0.0001) 0.606** (0.0001) 0.657** (0.0001) 0.285** (0.0001) 0.625** (0.0001) 0.582** (0.0001) 0.603** (0.0001)
  1. (r) Correlation coefficient
  2. *Significant p < 0.05; **highly significant p < 0.001