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Table 2 Product-moment correlations with PROMIS Global Health Scales

From: Two-item PROMIS® global physical and mental health scales

  GPH-4 GPH-2 Global01 GMH-4 GMH-2
Physical function 0.78 0.76 0.62 0.43 0.38
Pain behavior −0.64 −0.53 −0.47 −0.41 −0.37
Pain interference −0.73 −0.64 −0.55 −0.50 −0.45
Fatigue −0.72 −0.60 −0.56 −0.66 −0.60
Anxiety −0.46 −0.38 −0.37 −0.64 −0.60
Anger −0.32 −0.26 −0.27 −0.49 −0.46
Depressive symptoms −0.46 −0.39 −0.39 −0.69 −0.65
Social discretionary 0.52 0.47 0.42 0.60 0.57
Social roles 0.62 0.57 0.50 0.60 0.56
EQ-5D-3L 0.74 0.66 0.57 0.56 0.51
Chronic conditionsa −0.53 −0.51 −0.48 −0.33 −0.30
Conditions that are reported to limit current activitiesa −0.60 −0.58 −0.51 −0.46 −0.42
  1. GPH-4 4-item global physical health scale, GPH-2 2-item global physical health scale, Global01 Single general health rating item, GMH-4 4-item global mental health scale, GMH-2 2-item global mental health scale. All correlations statistically significant (p < .001)
  2. aCount of 25 conditions scored as 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 or more. The conditions were: high blood pressure (hypertension), chest pain (angina), hardening of the arteries (coronary artery disease), heart failure or congestive heart failure, heart attack (myocardial infarction), stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA), liver disease, hepatitis or cirrhosis, kidney disease, arthritis or rheumatism, osteoarthritis or degenerative arthritis, migraines or severe headaches, asthma, chronic lung disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis or emphysema, diabetes or high blood sugar or sugar in your urine, cancer (other than non-melanoma skin cancer), depression, anxiety, alcohol or drug problem, sleep disorder, HIV or AIDS, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, epilepsy, and ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)