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Table 4 Convergent validity

From: Validation of the Italian version of the Revised Prenatal Coping Inventory (NuPCI) and its correlations with pregnancy-specific stress

Scale PP A SPC NuPDQ
Brief-COPE
 Adaptive coping + 0.165 (0.016) + 0.117 (0.091) + 0.292 (< 0.001)* -0.034 (0.619)
 Maladaptive coping + 0.188 (0.006) + 0.387 (< 0.001)* + 0.079 (0.254) + 0.263 (< 0.001)*
 Self-distraction + 0.217 (0.001)* + 0.181 (0.008) + 0.117 (0.089) + 0.110 (0.111)
 Active coping -0.045 (0.517) -0.053 (0.446) -0.034 (0.625) -0.068 (0.328)
 Denial + 0.102 (0.141) + 0.238 (< 0.001)* + 0.170 (0.013) + 0.121 (0.079)
 Substance use -0.025 (0.717) + 0.106 (0.126) -0.103 (0.138) + 0.046 (0.503)
 Use of emotional support + 0.189 (0.006) + 0.259 (< 0.001)* + 0.078 (0.258) + 0.236 (0.001)*
 Use of instrumental support + 0.162 (0.019) + 0.219 (0.001)* + 0.127 (0.066) + 0.155 (0.024)
 Behavioral disengagement + 0.045 (0.516) + 0.218 (0.001)* + 0.088 (0.202) + 0.196 (0.004)
 Venting + 0.085 (0.218) + 0.162 (0.018) -0.021 (0.761) + 0.172 (0.012)
 Positive reframing + 0.205 (0.003) + 0.099 (0.152) + 0.196 (0.004) -0.059 (0.398)
 Planning + 0.079 (0.253) + 0.011 (0.873) + 0.004 (0.949) -0.072 (0.295)
 Humor + 0.083 (0.229) + 0.074 (0.283) + 0.062 (0.368) -0.053 (0.448)
 Acceptance -0.003 (0.960) -0.110 (0.111) + 0.111 (0.107) -0.161 (0.019)
 Religion + 0.071 (0.302) + 0.005 (0.941) + 0.624 (< 0.001)* -0.151 (0.028)
 Self-blaming + 0.085 (0.220) + 0.289 (< 0.001)* -0.047 (0.496) + 0.147 (0.033)
STAI-Y
 State scale + 0.149 (0.031) + 0.547 (< 0.001)* + 0.042 (0.544) + 0.539 (< 0.001)*
 Trait scale + 0.062 (0.367) + 0.466 (< 0.001)* + 0.016 (0.814) + 0.462 (< 0.001)*
  1. Correlations (p) between NuPCI scales and Brief-COPE subscale and between NuPDQ scale and STAI (State and Trait Scales). A NuPCI, Avoidance scale; PP NuPCI, Planning-Preparation scale; SPC NuPCI, Spiritual-Positive Coping scale; STAI-Y Y form of the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory. * Statistically significant effects after correction for multiple independent comparisons (p ≤ 0.002)