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Table 1 Correlating independent variables to subscales crude scores and PAS total t-score using Pearson correlation for continuous variables and Spearman correlation for categorical variables

From: Assessing post-cochlear implantation anxiety and correlating it to socio-demographic and clinical characteristics

Statistical test   Generalized anxiety Social anxiety OCD Separation anxiety Physical injury Total PAS
Pearson correlation Child age  − 0.172 (0.289)  − 0.064 (0.693)  − 0.162 (0.317) 0.028 (0.865)  − 0.071 (0.662)  − 0.130 (0.423
Mother age 0.40 (0.809) 0.067 (0.680) 0.098 (0.549) 0.112 (0.491) 0.134 (0.410) 0.074 (0,650)
Father age  − 0.071 (0.665)  − 0.102 (0.529)  − 0.077 (0.635) 0.114 (0.485) 0.141 (0.386) 0.048 (0.768)
Spearman correlation Number of sibs 0.125 (0.441) 0.128 (0.431) 0.105 (0.520) 0.016 (0.920) 0.114 (0.485) 0.042 (0.795)
Device failure 0.231 (0.151) 0.260 (0.105) 0.004 (0.979) 0.216 (0.180) 0.17 (0.295) 0.169 (0.297)