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Table 3 Association between the transition question and improvement or worsening in category of rheumatoid arthritis status based on self-ratings guided by clinical vignettes

From: Testing the construct validity of a health transition question using vignette-guided patient ratings of health

   Base analysis Improvement allowed in those with mild self-rating at visit 1
   r = 0.19 r = 0.23
   Self-ratings guided by vignettes   Self-ratings guided by vignettes  
   Worsened Unchanged Improved Total Worsened Unchanged Improved Total
Transition Question Worsened 5 10 5 20 5 10 5 20
Stayed the same 7 26 15 48 7 21 20 48
Improved 11 50 40 101 11 39 51 101
  Total 23 86 60 169 23 70 76 169