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Table 6 Convergent Validity of the EQ-5D and PGWB: Spearman correlations with condition-specific measures and BMI

From: Validation of two generic patient-reported outcome measures in patients with type 2 diabetes

    DSC-R Scales
  ADS Total Score Fatigue Cognitive Pain Sensory Cardiology Ophthalmology Hypoglycemia Hyperglycemia BMI 1
EQ-5D            
   Index Score -.52*** -.64*** -.61*** -.46*** -.51*** -.53*** -.56*** -.22* -.44*** -.46*** -.27**
   VAS -.49*** -.53*** -.50*** -.43*** -.39*** -.41*** -.45*** -.19* -.33*** -.37*** -.38***
PGWB            
   Global Score -.61*** -.71*** -.76*** -.61*** -.46*** -.48*** -.54*** -.24** -.56*** -.45*** -.24**
   Anxiety -.48*** -.58*** -.62*** -.50*** -.38*** -.37*** -.43*** -.19* -.52*** -.37*** -.15
   Depressed Mood -.55*** -.57*** -.65*** -.52*** -.37*** -.33*** -.48*** -.15 -.48*** -.34*** -.16
   Positive Well-Being -.61*** -.60*** -.65*** -.56*** -.39*** -.40*** -.45*** -.19* -.52*** -.34*** -.19*
   Self-Control -.54*** -.61*** -.61*** -.60*** -.40*** -.42*** -.47*** -.25** -.49*** -.38*** -.20*
   General Health -.52*** -.68*** -.66*** -.47*** -.50*** -.58*** -.50*** -.32*** -.44*** -.45*** -.28**
   Vitality -.58*** -.67*** -.81*** -.59*** -.38*** -.45*** -.49*** -.19* -.50*** -.43*** -.28***
  1. BMI = Body Mass Index; ADS = Appraisal of Diabetes Scale; DSC-R = Diabetes Symptom Checklist – Revised; PGWB = Psychological General Well-Being Index; VAS = Visual Analog Scale; 1Body Mass Index = (weight in pounds/[height in inches]2) × 703; *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001