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Table 3 Health Status Measures*

From: Fatigue in osteoarthritis: a qualitative study

Scale Possible Scores Mean ± Standard Deviation Median Range
WOMAC pain 0–20 8.7 ± 3.9 8.0 0–18
WOMAC physical function 0–68 27.8 ± 11.6 25.0 7–48
CES-D 0–60 15.4 ± 8.9 14.5 2–44
FACIT 0–52 30.9 ± 9.0 30.5 14–47
  1. * FACIT is scored so that lower scores indicate greater fatigue. All other scales are scored so that a higher score indicates greater symptom severity. WOMAC = Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index; CES-D = Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale; FACIT = Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy Fatigue Scale