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Table 5 Construct validity of the simplified Chinese version of FJS

From: Simplified Chinese version of the Forgotten Joint Score (FJS) for patients who underwent joint arthroplasty: cross-cultural adaptation and validation

Scales Correlation coefficient (r)a p value
KOOS
 Symptoms 0.672** <0.001
 Pain 0.604** <0.001
 Function in daily living 0.532** <0.001
 Function in sport and recreation 0.402** <0.001
 Quality of life 0.297** <0.001
SF-36
 Physical functioning 0.503** <0.001
 Pain 0.528** <0.001
 Role physical 0.494** <0.001
 General health 0.265** <0.001
 Vitality 0.292** <0.001
 Role emotional 0.204* 0.012
 Mental health 0.086 0.296
 Social functioning 0.662** <0.001
  1. The sample size for the analysis of construct validity was 150
  2. FJS Forgotten Joint score, KOOS Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score, SF-36 short form 36
  3. *Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (two-tailed)
  4. **Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (two-tailed)
  5. aCalculated by the Pearson’s correlation of the simplified Chinese version of the FJS with KOOS and SF-36