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Table 5 Preliminary construct validity analysis (Pearson correlations)

From: Patient Uncertainty Questionnaire-Rheumatology (PUQ-R): development and validation of a new patient-reported outcome instrument for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in a mixed methods study

PUQ-R CQR HADS-A HADS-D PCS MCS
SLE      
Symptoms & flares
Medication 0.22* −0.18* −0.29** 0.28** 0.22**
Trust in doctor 0.33** −0.23** −0.36** 0.21** 0.20**
Self-management −0.28** −0.21** 0.16*
Impact 0.18* −0.38** −0.52** 0.47** 0.31**
RA      
Symptoms & flares 0.26*
Medication 0.31** 0.19** 0.19*
Trust in doctor 0.39**
Self-management −0.20* −0.24* 0.20** 0.20*
Impact −0.43** −0.57** 0.35** 0.34**
  1. CQR Compliance Questionnaire Rheumatology
  2. HADs-A Anxiety; HADs- D; Depression PCS physical component scale (SF-36); MCS mental component scale (SF-36)
  3. *p < 0.05
  4. **p < 0.01