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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.