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Table 3 Internal consistency and test-retest reliability of the Swedish version of the MHQ n = 78

From: The Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire (MHQ-Swe) in patients with distal radius fractures—cross-cultural adaptation to Swedish, validation and reliability

MHQ subscale Number of items Cronbach’s alpha Intraclass correlation coefficient
T1 T2 ICC 95% CI p value
I. Hand function 5 0.77 0.81 0.83 0.73–0.89 < 0.001
II. ADL 12 0.93 0.94 0.87 0.78–0.93 < 0.001
III. Work performance 5 0.94 0.96 0.84 0.72–0.91 < 0.001
IV. Paina 5 0.85 0.87 0.86 0.78–0.91 < 0.001
V. Aestheticsb 4 0.79 0.82 0.77 0.63–0.85 < 0.001
IV. Satisfaction 6 0.89 0.87 0.90 0.84–0.94 < 0.001
Total     0.92 0.87–0.95 < 0.001
  1. T1, test; T2, retest; SD, standard deviation; ICC, intraclass correlation coefficient; CI, confidence interval
  2. aT1 n = 72, T2 n = 73
  3. bT1 n = 77, T2 n = 76, ICC n = 76