Table 3

Correlation of COOP/WONCA chart scores assigned by the patients and their physicians in age and sex matched Japanese and Chinese patients with COPD
Pearson’s correlation coefficient Physician’s score Patient’s score
Japanese (n = 13)
  Physical fitness 0.801 4.23 ± 0.73 4.00 ± 1.29
  Feelings 0.617 1.85 ± 0.80 1.54 ± 0.52
  Daily activities 0.722 2.15 ± 0.99 1.92 ± 0.95
  Social activities 0.527 1.23 ± 0.44 1.08 ± 0.28
  Change in health 0.815 3.15 ± 0.38 3.00 ± 0.82
  Overall health 0.850 3.00 ± 0.71 2.77 ± 0.83
  Pain 0.237 1.46 ± 0.78 1.92 ± 1.12
Chinese (n = 13)
  Physical fitness 0.965 3.85 ± 0.90 3.77 ± 1.01
  Feelings 0.941 2.00 ± 0.82 1.92 ± 0.76
  Daily activities 0.974 2.54 ± 1.20 2.62 ± 1.12
  Social activities 0.953 2.00 ± 0.91 1.92 ± 0.86
  Change in health 0.980 3.31 ± 1.38 3.23 ± 1.30
  Overall health 0.826 3.92 ± 0.95 3.77 ± 0.93
  Pain 0.978 2.38 ± 1.26 2.31 ± 1.32

Data in scores and differences are presented as mean ± SD.

Yamaguchi et al.

Yamaguchi et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:754   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-754

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