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Table 1 Summary of outcome scores from ME1 to ME3

From: German version of the whiplash disability questionnaire: reproducibility and responsiveness

Instrument score ME1 score, mean (SD) ME2 score, mean (SD) ME3 score, mean (SD) ME1 to ME2, mean (SD) ME1 to ME3, mean (SD)
WDQ-G      
All 72.23 (22.3) 66.17 (24.2) 50.13 (29.1) 6.06 (11.3)* 22.09 (18.6)*
Improved$ 69.62 (19.9) 63.31 (22.2) 43.40 (25.3) 6.32 (12.4)* 26.22 (18.2)*
Stable£ 76.68 (20.1) 71.27 (22.6) 56.01 (28.9) 5.41 (11.6)* 20.67 (19.1)*
SF-36BP      
All 24.96 (13.6) 26.68 (16.0) 45.30 (21.9) -1.72 (10.3) -20.34 (20.4)*
Improved$ 25.95 (11.9) 27.24 (13.4) 51.32 (18.4) -1.29 (10.8) -25.37 (19.5)*
Stable£ 22.50 (11.5) 23.00 (13.1) 42.02 (21.9) -.050 (10.8) -19.52 (20.7)*
NASS-PF      
All 3.44 (0.8) 3.39 (0.8) 2.98 (1.0) 0.05 (0.4) 0.46 (0.6)*
Improved$ 3.36 (0.8) 3.31 (0.8) 2.79 (0.9) 0.04 (0.4) 0.58 (0.6)*
Stable£ 3.56 (0.8) 3.54 (0.8) 3.12 (1.0) 0.02 (0.4) 0.43 (0.6)*
VAS      
All 5.79 (1.9) 5.65 (2.4) 3.54 (2.7) 0.14 (1.6) 2.25 (2.5)*
Improved$ 5.85 (1.7) 5.55 (2.3) 2.82 (2.0) 0.29 (1.7) 3.03 (2.2)*
Stable£ 6.04 (1.8) 5.95 (2.3) 4.01 (2.7) 0.09 (1.7) 2.03 (2.6)*
  1. *stat. significant on the level of 0.01; ME Measurement Event; SD Standard Deviation; WDQ-G Whiplash Disability Questionnaire; SF-36BP 36 Item Short Form Health Survey Bodily Pain Subscale; NASS-PF North American Spine Society Questionnaire Pain and Function Subscale $HTI < 3 from ME1 to ME3; £HTI > 3 from ME1 to ME2.