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Table 6 Convergent and discriminant validity of Bengali SF 12v2

From: Translation, cultural adaptation and validation of the English “Short form SF 12v2” into Bengali in rheumatoid arthritis patients

  B.HAQ General health Physical functioning Role physical Role emotional Bodily pain Mental health Vitality Social functioning
B.HAQ 1         
GH -0.717 1        
PF -0.813 0.601 1       
RP -0.821 0.643 0.771 1      
RE -0.356 0.293 0.378 0.502 1     
BP -0.801 0.646 0.681 0.863 0.376 1    
MH -0.509 0.426 0.49 0.538 0.741 0.601 1   
VT -0.669 0.544 0.602 0.677 0.636 0.783 0.904 1  
SF -0.484 0.277 0.49 0.641 0.568 0.6 0.703 0.71 1
  1. B.HAQ Bengali Health Assessment Questionnaire, GH general health, PF physical functioning, RP role-physical, RE role emotional, BP bodily pain, MH mental health, VT vitality, SF social functioning