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Table 1 Construct and Known-groups Validity of the Thai-version of the Urticaria Control Test (UCT)

From: Validity, reliability and interpretability of the Thai version of the urticaria control test (UCT)

Construct validity (correlations) Urticaria Control Test
Long Form Short Form
Urticaria Activity Score (UAS28) 0.67* −0.68*
Patient’s global assessment of disease severity (PatGA-VAS) −0.81* −0.72*
Patient’s global assessment disease control (PatGA-LS) 0.76* 0.83*
Physician’s global assessment of disease control (PhyGA-VAS) 0.71* 0.77*
Validated Thai version of Chronic Urticaria Quality of Life Questionnaire (CU-Q2oL) −0.89* 0.78*
  1. *p value = < 0.0001, r > 0.60 (strong correlation). Please note that some correlations show negative values as higher scores of the UCT (well controlled disease) indicates lower disease severity (UAS, PatGA-VAS) and negative impact on healh-related quality of life (CU-Q2oL)