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Table 5 Responsiveness of the UAS7 score: mean score changes and effect sizes based on change in patient ratings of overall urticaria severity

From: Psychometric properties of the Spanish version of the once-daily Urticaria Activity Score (UAS) in patients with chronic spontaneous urticaria managed in clinical practice (the EVALUAS study)

Difference between visits in patient rating of overall urticaria severity Hives Itch Global
– 3 category change (n = 4) –7.6 (5.6) –7.2 (6.3) –15.0 (11.8)
ES: 1.39 ES: 1.14 ES: 1.28
– 2 category change (n = 16)a –3.7 (5.3) –4.3 (6.3) –8.3 (11.2)
ES: 0.69 ES: 0.68 ES: 0.74
– 1 category change (n = 47) –1.1 (4.2) –0.7 (5.2) –1.9 (8.9)
ES: 0.26 ES: 0.13 ES: 0.21
No change (n = 59) –0.7 (3.9) –0.9 (4.0) –1.7 (7.0)
ES: 0.18 ES: 0.23 ES: 0.25
+ 1 category change (n = 13) 2.3 (2.6) -0.5 (4.6) 2.3 (4.6)
ES: 0.90 ES: 0.12 ES: 0.51
+ 2 category change (n = 2) –1.5 (4.9) 1.5 (3.5) –3.0 (8.5)
ES: 0.30 ES:0.42 ES: 0.35
  1. aFor example, a two category change would mean moving from ‘moderate’ to ‘very mild’, or ‘Very severe’ to ‘Moderate’