Table 4

Cross-sectional known group validity between total scores and emotion domains of the WORC and RC-QOL (surgical and non-surgical groups)

Test Statisticsb


WORC

RCQOL

UEFI

ASES

WORC E

RCQOLE


Mann-Whitney U

161.500

154.500

138.500

151.000

155.500

103.000

Wilcoxon W

239.500

232.500

573.500

229.000

590.500

181.000

Z

-.358

-.559

-1.018

-.502

-.530

-1.919

Asymp. Sig. (2-tailed)

.720

.576

.309

.615

.596

.055

Exact Sig. [2*(1-tailed Sig.)]

.724a

.581a

.314a

.631a

.601a

.056a


a. Not corrected for ties.

b. Grouping Variable: Surgery Group1

WORC E: Emotion domain of the WORC

RCQOL E: Emotion domain of the RCQOL

Razmjou et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2006 7:26   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-7-26

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