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Table 4 Correlation of changes in JOQOL scores with changes in external QoL measures (SF-8 and EQ-5D) a

From: Responsiveness of the Japanese Osteoporosis Quality of Life questionnaire in women with postmenopausal osteoporosis

JOQOL SF-8 EQ-5D
Domain GH PF RP BP VT SF MH RE PCS MCS  
Pain 0.35 0.32 0.40 0.36 0.34 0.33 0.38 0.35 0.38 0.33 0.39
Activities of daily living 0.43 0.38 0.41 0.38 0.34 0.42 0.35 0.42 0.43 0.34 0.52
Recreation/social activities 0.12 0.13 0.18 0.05 0.15 0.26 0.20 0.28 0.08 0.27 0.11
Overall health 0.43 0.22 0.30 0.32 0.39 0.27 0.31 0.27 0.32 0.30 0.36
Posture/physique 0.09 0.07 0.15 0.20 0.13 0.20 0.22 0.18 0.11 0.21 0.05
Falls/psychological factors 0.29 0.29 0.35 0.32 0.25 0.31 0.35 0.29 0.32 0.28 0.30
Total score 0.50 0.44 0.50 0.46 0.42 0.53 0.55 0.59 0.48 0.52 0.51
  1. aIn postmenopausal women with osteoporosis (n = 212 to 299).
  2. Abbreviations: BP bodily pain, EQ-5D European Quality of Life Instrument, GH general health, JOQOL Japanese Osteoporosis Quality of Life questionnaire, MCS mental component summary, MH mental health, PCS physical component summary, PF physical functioning, QoL quality of life, RE role emotional, RP role physical, SF social functioning, SF-8 Short Form-8 Health Survey, VT vitality.