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Table 3 Concurrent validity of the DASH, WORKDASH and SPAMDASH with health status, activity limitation and quality of life measures

From: Linguistic validation, validity and reliability of the British English versions of the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) questionnaire and QuickDASH in people with rheumatoid arthritis

  Disease activity NRS Pain on movement NRS Fatigue NRS Hand pain on activity NRS HAQ20 Hand HAQ MAPHAND RAQOL SF36v2 Physical Function SF36v2
Bodily Pain
SF36v2
Vitality
DASH (n = 340) 0.61** 0.70** 0.64** 0.75** 0.91** 0.88** 0.93** 0.80** -0.85** -0.74** −0.63**
QuickDASH
(n = 340)
0.61** 0.70** 0.65** 0.76** 0.87** 0.84** 0.91** 0.79** −0.82** − 0.73** −0.62**
WORKDASH
(n = 158)
0.54** 0.62** 0.62** 0.69** 0.80** 0.74** 0.74** 0.74** −0.71** −0.71** − 0.53**
SPAMDASH
(n = 57)
0.52** 0.55** 0.48** 0.57** 0.69** 0.60** 0.71** 0.78** −0.74** − 0.71** −0.61**
  1. Key: Spearman’s correlations; ** p < 0.001; NRS numeric rating scale