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Table 5 Hypotheses for PROMIS-29 construct validity

From: Preliminary evaluation of the Chinese version of the patient-reported outcomes measurement information system 29-item profile in patients with aortic dissection

PROMIS-29 Spearman’s rank correlations Known-groups differences Hypotheses confirmed (%)
r ≥ 0.70 r ≤ 0.60
Physical function SF-12 PF
SF-12 PCS
All other dissimilar constructs of legacy measures (n = 8) Females will have lower physical function scores than males;
Patients ages > 65 will have lower physical function scores than patients ages < 50;
Patients with type A AD will have lower physical function scores than type B AD patients;
Patients with CCI ≥ 3 will have lower physical function scores than patients with CCI < 2
76%
Anxiety GAD-2
SF-12 MCS
All other dissimilar constructs of legacy measures (n = 8) Females will have higher anxiety scores than males;
Patients with type A AD will have higher anxiety scores than Type B AD patients
82%
Depression PHQ-2
SF-12 MCS
All other dissimilar constructs of legacy measures (n = 8) Females will have higher depression scores than males; 73%
Fatigue SF-12 vitality All other dissimilar constructs of legacy measures (n = 8) Females will have higher fatigue scores than males; 82%
SSS-8 tiredness Patients with CCI ≥ 3 will have higher fatigue scores than patients with CCI < 2
Sleep disturbance SSS-8 sleep All other dissimilar constructs of legacy measures (n = 9) Females will have higher sleep disturbance scores than males 91%
Social roles SF-12 SF All other dissimilar constructs of legacy measures (n = 9) Females will have lower social roles scores than males;
Patients ages > 65 will have lower social roles scores than patients ages < 50;
Patients with type A AD will have lower social roles scores than type B AD patients;
Patients with CCI ≥ 3 will have lower social roles scores than patients with CCI < 2
86%
Pain interference SSS-8 pain All other dissimilar constructs of legacy measures (n = 9) Females will have higher pain interference scores than males 91%