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Table 3 Correlation of HADS items with its hypothesized subscales, overall HADS; and HADS subscales and overall HADS with emotional functioning and global quality of life scores

From: The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS): translation and validation study of the Iranian version

  HADS-A (anxiety subscale) HADS-D (depression subscale) HADS (Overall)
Item number/Anxiety (HADS-A) 1 0.72 0.92
1/I feel tense or wound up 0.77 0.65 0.76
3/I get a sort of frightened feeling as if something awful is about to happen 0.67 0.51 0.63
5/Worrying thought go through my mind 0.83 0.72 0.83
7/I can sit at ease and feel relaxed 0.47 0.14 0.33
9/I get a sort of frightened feeling like 'butterflies' in the stomach 0.76 0.62 0.74
11/I feel restless as if I have to be on the move 0.50 0.14 0.33
13/I get sudden feeling of panic 0.63 0.58 0.65
Item number/Depression (HADS-D) 0.72 1  
2/I still enjoy the things I used to enjoy 0.60 0.83 0.78
4/I can laugh and see the funny side of things 0.60 0.84 0.78
6/I feel cheerful 0.65 0.77 0.76
8/I feel as if I am slowed down 0.44 0.58 0.55
10/I have lost interest in my appearance 0.31 0.48 0.43
12/I look forward with enjoyment to things 0.63 0.86 0.81
14/I can enjoy a good book or TV program 0.47 0.79 0.69
Emotional functioning -0.67 -0.63 -0.70
Global quality of life -0.68 -0.75 -0.77
  1. * Pearson's correlation coefficient and all significant at the 0.01 level (P < 0.0001).