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Table 2 Measurement error and reliability of MSK-HQ scores for the DK cohort and the UK cohort

From: Measurement properties of the musculoskeletal health questionnaire (MSK-HQ): a between country comparison

  DK-cohort (n = 98) UK- cohort (n = 82)
Measurement error
 Mean Difference (95% CI) 1.6 (0.7 to 2.5) 3.9 (2.7 to 5.1)
 SEM (95% CI) 3.1 (2.7 to 3.6) 3.6 (3.1 to 4.1)
 MDC (95% CI) 8.6 (7.6 to 10.1) 9.9 (8.7 to 11.3)
Reliability
 ICC (95% CI) 0.86 (0.81 to 0.91) 0.80 (0.50 to 0.90)
 Cronbach’s α (Baseline) 0.88 (0.85 to 0.91) 0.89 (0.86 to 0.89)
  1. Abbreviations: CI Confidence interval, SEM Standard error of the measurement, MDC Minimal Detectable Change;