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Table 1 Items (I) with disordered thresholds in the four subscales and the subsequent collapsed score options

From: Psychometric properties of the pain stages of change questionnaire as evaluated by rasch analysis in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain

PSOQ items Revised scores
Precontemplation  
I12. My pain is a medical problem and I should.. 1,1,2,3,4
I22. I still think despite what doctor tell me.. 1,1,2,3,3
Contemplation  
I7. I have recently realised that there is no medical cure… 1,1,2,3,4
I14. I am beginning to wonder if I need some help.. 1,1,2,3,4
I21. I am starting to wonder whether it is up to me… 1,1,2,3,4
I23. I have been thinking that doctors can only help… 1,1,2,3,4
Action  
I20. I am getting help learning some strategies for.. 1,2,3,3,4
Maintenance  
I13. I am currently using some suggestions people … 1,2,3,3,4