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Table 5 Construct validity of the Bengali Lequesne Algofunctional index

From: Translation, cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the English Lequesne Algofunctional index in to Bengali

Convergent validity Spearman correlation (ρ)
  VASP VAS
DW
VAS
ADL
SF 36
Physical
Function
Pain Role
Physical
L1-pain or discomfort 0.89     0.83 0.82
L2-maximum distance walked   0.88    0.83 0.85
L3-activities of daily living    0.90   0.88 0.90
LG- global score of LAI     0.93 0.89 0.91
Divergent validity   
  L1 L2 L3 LG   
Mental health score of SF 36 0.36 0.43 0.44 0.43   
  1. LAI Lequesne Algofunctional index, SF 36 Medical Outcome Score: 36 item short form, VAS P visual analogue scale for pain, VAS DW visual analogue scale for distance walked, VAS ADL visual analogue scale for activities of daily living
  2. Correlation matrix of functional indices [Spearman rank correlation (ρ)]