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Table 4 Discriminative properties (concurrent validity) of the Italian version of the Laval questionnaire

From: Validation of the Italian version of the Laval questionnaire: health-related quality of life in subjects with obesity

Laval BMI TSD-OC SCL-90 (GSI)
Tot Pain Stiffness FADA House-work Outdoor Occup Social
Total score −0.41 −0.69 −0.6 −0.57 −0.63 −0.63 −0.59 −0.52 −0.58 −0.7
Activity-mobility −0.4 −0.76 −0.67 −0.6 −0.73 −0.68 −0.64 0.53 −0.6 −0.58
Symptoms −0.34 −0.63 −0.61 −0.5 −0.59 −0.57 −0.51 −0.44 −0.47 −0.6
Personal hygiene-clothing −0.37 −0.64 −0.54 −0.5 −0.67 −0.57 −0.51 −0.46 −0.57 −0.54
Emotions −0.29 −0.51 −0.42 −0.42 −0.43 −0.46 −0.45 −0.41 −0.49 −0.71
Social interactions −0.37 −0.6 −0.48 −0.47 −0.57 −0.53 −0.52 −0.43 −0.6 0.61
Sexual life −0.24 −0.5 −0.39 −0.4 −0.43 −0.44 −0.41 −0.37 −0.46 −0.52
  1. BMI body mass index, SCL-90 Symptom Checklist-90, GSI global severity index
  2. TSD-OC (SIO test for obesity related disabilities) categories: pain; stiffness; FADA: function and autonomy in daily activities; housework; outdoor activities; occupational activities; social life
  3. N.B.: Each correlation (Spearman’s ρ) between Laval and other related measures was statistically significant (p < 0.01)