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Table 3 Correlations between quality of life and personality traits according to the NEO-FFI

From: Analysis of personality traits and their influence on the quality of life of postmenopausal women with regard to genetic factors

Domain NEO-FFI
Neuroticism Extroversion Openness to experience Agreeableness Conscientiousness
r p r p r p r p r p
Physical functioning −0.26 <0.05 0.19 <0.05 −0.01 > 0.05 0.18 <0.05 0.11 >0.05
Role physical −0.30 <0.05 0.29 <0.05 0.03 > 0.05 0.18 <0.05 0.19 <0.05
Bodily pain −0.36 <0.05 0.23 <0.05 0.05 > 0.05 0.12 >0.05 0.00 >0.05
General health −0.41 <0.05 0.33 <0.05 0.07 > 0.05 0.14 <0.05 0.08 >0.05
Vitality −0.51 <0.05 0.54 <0.05 0.06 > 0.05 0.20 <0.05 0.26 <0.05
Social functioning −0.52 <0.05 0.39 <0.05 0.11 > 0.05 0.27 <0.05 0.18 <0.05
Role emotional −0.53 <0.05 0.41 <0.05 0.06 > 0.05 0.19 <0.05 0.24 <0.05
Mental health −0.66 <0.05 0.51 <0.05 0.11 > 0.05 0.21 <0.05 0.27 <0.05
  1. r Pearson’s linear correlation coefficient, p level of significance for r statistics, n number of participants