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Table 2 Concurrent validity

From: Reliability and validity of a Dutch version of the Leicester Cough Questionnaire

Validated outcome scales LCQ physical LCQ psychological LCQ social LCQ total
Borg cough scale -0.37 -0.38 -0.36 -0.41
HADS anxiety -0.41 -0.40 -0.33 -0.43
HADS depression -0.36 -0.36 -0.38 -0.42
HADS total -0.42 -0.42 -0.39 -0.46
SF-36 general health 0.54 0.28 0.30 0.41
SF-36 vitality 0.61 0.38 0.45 0.55
SF-36 mental 0.39 0.41 0.39 0.45
SF-36 pain 0.46 0.22 0.28 0.36
SF-36 emotional 0.35 0.32 0.16 (NS) 0.30
SF-36 physical 0.49 0.23 0.29 0.37
SF-36 social functioning 0.50 0.38 0.43 0.50
SF-36 physical functioning 0.50 0.24 0.34 0.40
SF-36 health changes 0.11 (NS) 0.22 0.22 0.22
  1. Pearson's correlation coefficients between scores on validated questionnaires (Borg cough scale, SF-36, and HADS) and the domain scores and the total score of the LCQ. All correlation coefficients p < 0.05, unless otherwise described.