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Table 2 The British VLAs Participants’ Health Characteristics

From: The Valued Life Activities Scale (VLAs): linguistic validation, cultural adaptation and psychometric testing in people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases in the UK

  AS
(n = 165)
OA
(n = 184)
SLE
(n = 164)
SS
(n = 170)
CP
(n = 194)
CH
(n = 157)
PSS
(n = 171)
RA
(n = 340)
HAQ20: 0–60
Median (IQR)
5.50
(1.00–14.00)
9.00
(4.00–19.50)
7.50
(2.00–21.0)
10.00
(30.00–20.00)
17.00
(8.25–28.00)
6.00
(1.00–15.00)
4
(0.25–13.00)
13.00
(4.00–23.00)
SF-36v2a
Physical Function
norm scored
43.64
(30.75–49.88)
36.49
(28.83–46.06)
36.26
(26.92–46.06)
36.49
(26.92–45.58)
30.75
(23.09–38.40)
46.06
(38.40–51.80)
40.32
(30.75–49.88)
36.49
(26.93–46.06)
SF-36v2a
Bodily Pain
norm scored
42.64
(34.58–50.71)
38.21
(30.55–42.64)
38.21
(30.55–46.68)
42.24
(38.21–49.90)
30.55
(26.52–38.21)
38.21
(33.27–62.00)
42.24
(38.21–51.51)
42.24
(34.18–47.48)
SF-36v2a
Vitality
norm scored
43.69
(37.74–49.63)
43.69
(34.77–52.60)
37.74
(31.80–46.66)
40.72
(34.03–49.63)
34.77
(25.86–43.69)
46.66
(37.74–52.60)
40.72
(31.80–49.63)
43.69
(34.77–49.63)
SF-36v2a
Mental Health
norm scored
48.25
(43.02–56.10)
48.25
(40.40–54.14)
45.64
(37.79–51.53)
48.25
(40.40–56.10)
43.02
(29.94–48.25)
48.25
(40.40–53.48)
45.64
(37.79–53.48)
50.8
(43.02–56.10)
  1. Key: HAQ Health Assessment Questionnaire; aSF36v2 = Short Form 36v2 Median (IQR) 0–100; lower scores = better in HAQ20. SF36v2 scored using Quality Metric Health Outcomes™ Scoring Software 4.5