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Table 4 Sensitivity analysis of convergent validity results

From: Longitudinal construct validity of the minimum data set health status index

Health domain index Spearman rank correlation coefficients (ρ)
Study population 6 to 12 month follow-up window Male only Female only
n = 25,182 n = 14,676 n = 8670 n = 16,512
Change in ADL Hierarchy (Function) − 0.375 − 0.386 − 0.385 − 0.368
Change in IADL Difficulty (Function) − 0.287 − 0.291 − 0.262 − 0.300
Change in CPS (Cognition) − 0.281 − 0.302 − 0.304 − 0.267
Change in CHESS (Health Stability) − 0.331 − 0.322 − 0.332 −0.330
Change in DRS (Mood) −0.380 −0.372 − 0.371 −0.385
Change in Communication Scale −0.213 −0.229 − 0.217 −0.210
Change in Pain Scale −0.482 −0.480 − 0.476 −0.486
  1. All correlations were statistically significant at α = 0.001