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Table 4 Test-retest reliability of single items of the MSK-HQ for the DK and UK cohort

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

Item Question DK cohort (n = 98) UK cohort (n = 82)
1 Pain/stiffness during the day 0.73 (0.63 to 0.81) 0.55 (0.40 to 0.67)
2 Pain/stiffness at night 0.58 (0.48 to 0.69) 0.68 (0.55 to 0.78)
3 Walking 0.84 (0.76 to 0.90) 0.74 (0.62 to 0.84)
4 Washing/Dressing 0.64 (0.44 to 0.80) 0.66 (0.51 to 0.78)
5 Physical activity levels 0.76 (0.66 to 0.84) 0.69 (0.56 to 0.79)
6 Work/daily routine 0.82 (0.74 to 0.88) 0.61 (0.48 to 0.71)
7 Social activities and hobbies 0.56 (0.41 to 0.68) 0.59 (0.43 to 0.73)
8 Needing help 0.78 (0.66 to 0.87) 0.78 (0.69 to 0.85)
9 Sleep 0.75 (0.62 to 0.84) 0.80 (0.71 to 0.87)
10 Fatigue or low energy 0.77 (0.64 to 0.85) 0.75 (0.63 to 0.83)
11 Emotional well-being 0.57 (0.43 to 0.71) 0.78 (0.69 to 0.85)
12 Understanding condition 0.54 (0.38 to 0.69) 0.31 (0.13 to 0.48)
13 Confidence in managing 0.58 (0.45 to 0.70) 0.49 (0.25 to 0.69)
14 Overall impact 0.62 (0.47 to 0.73) 0.58 (0.43 to 0.69)
  1. Values are weighted kappa with squared weights (95% Confidence intervals)