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Table 3 Validity

From: Reliability, validity and responsiveness of the German self-reported foot and ankle score (SEFAS) in patients with foot or ankle surgery

N = 177   SEFAS
  pain limitation of function other symptoms total
  Spearman Spearman Spearman Spearman
FAOS symptoms 0.595 0.565 0.441 0.625
pain 0.792 0.748 0.444 0.765
activities of daily living 0.792 0.778 0.418 0.771
sports/recreation 0.739 0.725 0.371 0.712
quality of life 0.706 0.672 0.293 0.642
total 0.801 0.766 0.434 0.775
SF36 physical functioning 0.691 0.665 0.391 0.673
role physical 0.631 0.578 0.355 0.597
bodily pain 0.777 0.691 0.306 0.673
general health 0.470 0.398 0.272 0.433
Energy/vitality 0.377 0.373 0.145 0.332
social functioning 0.638 0.513 0.270 0.528
role emotional 0.470 0.477 0.298 0.479
mental health 0.379 0.347 0.099 0.301
general physical health 0.718 0.683 0.403 0.685
general mental health 0.416 0.389 0.181 0.358
NRS total 0.617 0.508 0.283 0.542
  1. Construct validity: Baseline data and assessment of Spearman’s correlation coefficients and of SEFAS, FAOS, SF-36 and NRS