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Table 5 Correlation coefficients between the FACIT-CD, SF-12, and EORTC QLQ-CX24 questionnaire scales (convergent validity)

From: Methodological study to evaluate the psychometric properties of FACIT-CD in a sample of Brazilian women with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia

Questionnaire Scale FACIT-CD scale
Physical well-being General perceptions Emotional well-being
rs (95% CI) rs (95% CI) rs (95% CI)
SF-12 Physical function 0.20 (0.10–0.31) NA NA
  Physical role 0.18 (0.08–0.28) NA NA
  Bodily pain 0.16 (0.06–0.27) NA NA
  Emotional role NA NA 0.14 (0.04–0.25)
  Mental health NA NA 0.38 (0.29–0.47)
  General health NA 0.32 (0.22–0.41) NA
  Vitality NA 0.28 (0.17–0.37) NA
  Social role NA 0.17 (0.06–0.27) NA
  Physical component summary 0.17 (0.07–0.27) NA NA
  Mental component summary NA NA 0.34 (0.24–0.43)
EORTC QLQ-CX24 Sexual worry −0.53 (−0.61 to −0.45) NA NA
  Sexual/vaginal function −0.49 (−0.58 to −0.40) NA NA
  1. rs Spearman correlation coefficient, CI Confidence interval, NA Not available