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Table 2 Content validity and measurement properties of included questionnaires

From: Measurement properties of physical function scales validated for use in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: A systematic review of the literature

Questionnaire*

Relevance

Comprehen-siveness

Construct validity

Internal consistency

Test-retest reliability

Agree-ment

Respon-siveness

MIC

Ceiling/floor effects

Score distribution

Generic scales

          

   BI [56]

-

-

-

?

?

?

?

?

?

?

   GARS [26, 57]

+

+

+

+

?

?

0

?

?

?

   MHIQ [58]

+

+

+

0

0

?

0

?

?

?

   NHP [5963]

+

-

+

?

0

?

0

?

?

+

   SF-36 [6469]

+

-

+

0

0

0

+

+

-

+

   SIP [7072]

-

-

-

?

0

?

0

?

?

+

   WHODAS-II [73, 74]

-

+

0

0†

0

?

0

?

-

?

Disease-specific scales

          

   FSI [75]

+

+

?

0†

0

?

?

?

?

?

   AIMS [76, 77, 30, 59, 7881]

-

+

+

-

0

?

+

?

?

?

   Short AIMS [76]

+

+

+

0†

0

?

0

?

?

?

   Shortened AIMS [77]

+

+

-

0†

0

?

?

?

?

?

   AIMS2 [82]

+

+

+

+

0

?

?

?

?

?

   AIMS2-SF [83]

+

-

+

0

+

?

+

?

?

?

   CSHQ-RA [28, 29, 84]

-

+

+

+

+

?

0

+

?

+

   CSHQ-RA, revised [27]

+

+

+

+

+

?

0

+

?

+

   CSSRD-FAS [85]

-

+

+

?

-

?

?

?

?

?

   FFbH [86]

+

-

+

0

?

?

0

?

+

?

   HAQ [40, 87, 32, 41, 66, 79, 8894]

+

+

+

+

+

0

+

+

-

+

   HAQ-II [41]

+

+

+

0

?

?

0

?

+

?

   MDHAQ (10-ADL) [40]

+

-

?

0

?

?

?

?

+

?

   MDHAQ (14-ADL) [40]

+

+

?

0

?

?

?

?

+

?

   MHAQ [40, 41, 9395]

+

-

+

+

0

0

+

?

-

+

   ROAD [31, 96]

-

+

-

+

+

0

+

?

+

?

   IRGL [97, 98]

+

+

-

0

0

?

?

?

?

?

   TFCQ [99]

?

?

?

0

?

?

?

?

?

?

   SIP-RA [100]

-

-

0

0

?

?

0

?

?

?

  1. + = good measurement properties with adequate methodological quality; - poor measurement properties with adequate methodological quality; 0 = indeterminate quality of measurement properties because of inadequate methodological quality; ? = no information found. * For the full names of the questionnaires see legend of table 1. † No factor analysis was applied, but Cronbach's α < 0.70.