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Table 4 Changes in scores between baseline and 3-month follow-up for ability to perform daily activities

From: Reproducibility and responsiveness of the Symptom Severity Scale and the hand and finger function subscale of the Dutch arthritis impact measurement scales (Dutch-AIMS2-HFF) in primary care patients with wrist or hand problems

  Symptom Severity Scale
Daily functioning N Δ ± sd median Percentiles
     25th 75th
Very much improved 17 0.93 ± 0.63 1.00 0.41 1.41
Much improved 11 0.56 ± 0.39 0.45 0.27 1.00
Little improved 6 0.59 ± 0.34 0.64 0.30 0.86
No change 34 -0.03 ± 0.42 0.00 -0.14 0.18
Deterioration 9 -0.24 ± 0.38 -0.18 -0.45 0.05
  Dutch-AIMS2-HFF
  N Δ ± sd median Percentiles
     25th 75th
Very much improved 16 1.47 ± 1.44 1.00 0.13 3.00
Much improved 11 2.18 ± 2.80 1.00 0.00 4.00
Little improved 6 1.10 ± 1.41 1.06 -0.13 2.25
No change 34 -0.18 ± 1.36 0.00 -0.50 0.50
Deterioration 9 -0.89 ± 2.33 0.00 -1.25 0.00