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Table 3 Convergent validity: Spearman’s correlation coefficients between each subscale of the Italian HOOS and SF-36, n = 37

From: Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Italian version of the Hip disability and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (HOOS)

  HOOS subscales
Symptoms Pain ADL Sport/Rec QoL
SF-36 subscales
 PF 0.42 0.58 0.65 0.57 0.46
 RP 0.28 0.37 0.46 0.55 0.32
 BP 0.61 0.75 0.73 0.66 0.69
 GH 0.21 0.34 0.38 0.29 0.18
 VT 0.36 0.48 0.47 0.47 0.42
 SF 0.49 0.61 0.55 0.55 0.45
 RE 0.23 0.15 0.17 0.24 0.13
 MH 0.45 0.48 0.52 0.57 0.42
  1. Bold figures indicate significant correlation (p < 0.05)
  2. PF Physical Functioning, RP Role-Physical, BP Bodily Pain, GH General Health, VT Vitality, SF Social Functioning, RE Role-Emotional, MH Mental Health, ADL Activity of Daily Living, Sport/Rec Sports and Recreational activities, QoL Quality of Life