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Table 3 Pearson’s correlations of the Postural Awareness Scale (PAS) with measures of body awareness, body responsiveness, body image, and mindfulness. [* indicates p < 0.05]

From: Postural awareness and its relation to pain: validation of an innovative instrument measuring awareness of body posture in patients with chronic pain

  Body Awareness Questionnaire Body Responsiveness Scale Dresden Body Image Inventory Conscious Presence and Self Control
   Trust in Bodily Sensations Perceived Connection between Mental and Physical Processes Vitality Self-accep-tance Sexuality Self-esteem Physical contact  
Total sample
 PAS total 0.23* 0.41* 0.26* 0.26* 0.32* 0.22* 0.25* 0.24* 0.38*
Ease/Familiarity with Postural Awareness 0.37* 0.48* 0.09* 0.23* 0.28* 0.16* 0.23* 0.11* 0.36*
Need for Attention Regulation with Postural Awareness 0.01 0.17* 0.32* 0.19* 0.24* 0.19* 0.18* 0.11* 0.25*
Spinal/shoulder pain
 PAS total 0.29* 0.46* 0.12 0.34* 0.30* 0.20* 0.20* 0.17* 0.41*
Ease/Familiarity with Postural Awareness 0.46* 0.48* −0.00 0.32* 0.25* 0.15* 0.18* 0.10 0.42*
Need for Attention Regulation with Postural Awareness 0.02 0.29* 0.20* 0.24* 0.25* 0.19* 0.14 0.18* 0.28*
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