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Table 4 Correlations among the PROMs’ change scores (n = 117)

From: Responsiveness and minimal important change of the QuickDASH and PSFS when used among patients with shoulder pain

  QuickDASHa PSFSa
QuickDASH (0–100) 0.45 (0.28, 0.59)
PSFS (0–10) 0.45 (0.28, 0.59)
NRS (0–10) 0.62 (0.49, 0.72) 0.32 (0.14, 0.49)
SQK (0–10) 0.37 (0.20, 0.52) 0.38 (0.20, 0.53)
WA (0–10) 0.44 (0.27, 0.58) 0.46 (0.29, 0.60)
HSCL-25 (0–10) 0.37 (0.20, 0.52) 0.25 (0.06, 0.42)
GROC (1–7) −0.47 (− 0.61, − 0.31) −0.50 (− 0.64, − 0.34)
  1. Abbreviations: GROC = global rating of change scale; HSCL-25 = Hopkins Symptom Checklist total score; NRS = numeric pain rating scale; PSFS = Patient-Specific Functional scale; SQK = Single substitute question for kinesiophobia; QuickDASH = Quick Disabilities of the Arm, Hand and Shoulder questionnaire; WA = Workability
  2. n refers to the total sample sizes and may deviate in some of the correlation analysis due to missing data
  3. All correlations were significant at P < 0.01
  4. aValues in parentheses are 95% confidence interval