Table 4

Spearman’s r correlations for convergent and divergent validity of the 12-Item Hypoglycemia Impact Profile

Type 1 diabetesType 2 diabetes
DIDPHFS-SFHCSWHO-5Diabetes durationHbA1cDIDPHFS-SFHCSWHO-5Diabetes durationHbA1c
Composite score0.700***0.567***−0.531***−0.441***−0.045−0.0920.682***0.478***−0.428***−0.343**0.0190.330
Physical health0.474***0.398***−0.378***−0.332***−0.032−0.1020.474***0.398***−0.360***−0.313***−0.096−0.076
Financial situation0.363***0.293***−0.259***−0.212***0.020−0.0430.418***0.334***−0.282***−0.265***−0.053−0.123
Relationships0.449***0.325***−0.305***−0.238***0.024−0.0880.423***0.233***−0.168*−0.177*0.0370.207
Leisure activities0.557***0.389***−0.339***−0.345***−0.083**0.0450.436***0.298***−0.263***−0.213**−0.005−0.179
Work or studies0.535***0.421***−0.365***−0.329**−0.077*0.1850.564***0.397***−0.294**−0.358***−0.0080.233
Emotional well-being0.559***0.480***−0.409***−0.394***−0.087**0.0260.616***0.519***−0.475***−0.470***−0.0950.095
Sleep0.486***0.449***−0.346***−0.385***−0.100**−0.0060.499***0.335***−0.304***−0.358***−0.0530.114
Dietary freedom0.432***0.285***−0.294***−0.200***0.007−0.1060.520***0.279***−0.194**−0.276***−0.0480.105
Sex life0.282***0.215***−0.207***−0.202***0.0490.0830.272***0.121***−0.199**−0.279**0.1220.171
Independence0.504***0.423***−0.429***−0.313***0.008−0.0610.573***0.394***−0.380***−0.364***−0.1140.323
Spontaneity0.520***0.391***−0.339***−0.298***−0.078*−0.1540.539***0.366***−0.379***−0.308***−0.1280.212
Keep fit/be active0.549***0.384***−0.370***−0.377***−0.064*0.0130.457***0.302***−0.328***−0.282***0.0120.114
  • *P<0.05, **P<0.01, ***P< 0.001.

  • DAWN-2, Diabetes Attitudes, Wishes, and Needs 2; DIDP, DAWN-2 Impact of Diabetes Profile; HbA1c, hemoglobin A1c; HCS, Hypoglycemia Confidence Scale; HFS-SF, Hypoglycemia Fear Survey - Short Form; WHO-5, WHO-5 Well-Being Index.