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Table 4 Clinical validity: ALDS and VascuQol score of patients with IC (n = 26) and CLI (n = 36).

From: The AMC Linear Disability Score (ALDS): a cross-sectional study with a new generic instrument to measure disability applied to patients with peripheral arterial disease

  Patient groups    
  Intermittent claudication Critical limb ischemia Difference
(95% confidence interval)
  
ALDS 80 (± 10) 64 (± 18) 16 (8-24) p < .001a d = 0.97
VascuQol (Activity) 4.0 (± 1.6) 2.4 (± 1.1) 1.7 (0.9-2.4) p < .001a d = 1.08
VascuQol (Total) 4.5 (± 1.1) 3.1 (± 1.0) 1.4 (0.9-2.0) p < .001a d = 1.13
  1. aUnpaired t-test; d = Cohen's effect size