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Table 5 Sensitivity analysis of known-groups validity results

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

Measure Regression estimates (β) of Mean Change in MDS-HSI
Study population 6 to 12 month follow-up window Male only Female only
n = 25,182 n = 14,676 n = 8670 n = 16,512
Health domain index
 ADL Hierarchy (Function) −0.055 −0.056 − 0.057 −0.054
 IADL Difficulty (Function) −0.045 −0.045 − 0.045 −0.045
 CPS (Cognition) −0.065 −0.068 − 0.068 −0.063
 CHESS (Health Stability) −0.050 −0.049 − 0.050 −0.051
 DRS (two steps) (Mood) −0.066 −0.065 − 0.072 −0.064
 Pain Scale −0.091 −0.091 − 0.086 −0.094
 Communication Scale −0.038 −0.041 − 0.038 −0.038
Symptom
 Angina −0.030 − 0.024 −0.039 − 0.025
 Constipation −0.057 − 0.061 −0.055 − 0.058
 Dizziness −0.039 − 0.039 −0.037 − 0.039
 Edema −0.028 − 0.026 −0.022 − 0.030
 Dyspnea −0.032 − 0.028 −0.036 − 0.030
 Delusions −0.081 − 0.081 −0.087 − 0.078
 Hallucinations −0.084 − 0.083 −0.089 − 0.081
 Dysrhythmia −0.016 − 0.013* − 0.008* − 0.020
 Poor self-reported health −0.068 − 0.061 −0.076 − 0.064
 Flare-up of chronic condition −0.062 − 0.060 −0.068 − 0.060
 Disrupting Pain −0.140 − 0.139 −0.137 − 0.142
 Weight Loss −0.063 − 0.058 −0.068 − 0.060
 One or fewer meals per day −0.076 − 0.071 −0.070 − 0.078
 Insufficient fluid intake −0.086 − 0.083 −0.096 − 0.081
 Declining food/liquid consumption −0.110 − 0.105 −0.109 − 0.110
  1. * p > 0.05
  2. All other parameter estimates were statistically significant at α = 0.05