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Table 2 Functional scores and questionnaires at admission and at discharge

From: “Minimal clinically important difference” estimates of 6 commonly-used performance tests in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain completing a work-related multidisciplinary rehabilitation program

Functional scores N Admission Discharge p
 6MWT 437 427 ± 127 492 ± 132 <  10− 6*
 SRT 307 168 ± 88 204 ± 94 <  10− 6*
 1MSCT 402 83 ± 37 100 ± 42 <  10− 6*
 STS 400 19 ± 17 15 ± 13 <  10−6*
 JAM 301 22 ± 15 26 ± 16 <  10−6*
 PILE 627 16 ± 9 18 ± 9 <  10−6*
Questionnaires N Admission Discharge p
 BPI 764 10 ± 4 9 ± 4 <  10−6*
 HADS 803 18 ± 8 17 ± 9 0.004*
  1. Values are presented as Mean(±Standard Deviation). N number of patients. 6-Minute Walk Test (6MWT) in meters, Steep Ramp Test (SRT) in Watts, 1-Minute Stair Climbing Test (1MSCT) in steps, Sit-To-Stand test (STS) in seconds, Jamar dynamometer test (JAM) in Newtons, Progressive Isoinertial Lifting Evaluation (PILE) in kg. BPI Brief Pain Inventory, HADS Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. *Statistically significant