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Table 3 WDQ-G correlation with the NASS, SF-36 and VAS pain at study entry

From: German translation, cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the whiplash disability questionnaire

  Subscale Pearson’s r (N)
Concurrent validity related subscales NASS: Pain and disability 0.74** (68)
SF36 Bodily pain −0.71** (69)
VAS 0.61** (70)
Further subscale correlations for informative purposes SF36 Mental health −0.69** (69)
SF36 Physical function −0.64** (69)
SF36 Social function −0.62** (69)
SF36 Role emotional −0.61** (69)
SF36 Vitality: Entry −0.54** (69)
SF36 Physical role −0.54** (65)
SF36 General health −0.27* (67)
  NASS: Neurogenic symptoms 0.43** (67)
  1. Legend: N = sample size, VAS = visual analogue scale, NASS = North American Spine Society questionnaire, SF-36 = Medical Outcomes Study (MOS) 36-Item Short Form Health Survey, *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01 (two-tailed).