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Table 2 Correlations (r values) of quantitative instruments (Spearman Correlation Coefficients)

From: Social participation in patients with multiple sclerosis: correlations between disability and economic burden

  EDSS EQ5D-VAS MSQOL-P MSQOL-M
IPA - Autonomy indoors 0.530** -0.582** -0.443* -0.380
IPA - Family role 0.622** -0.588** -0.441* -0.501**
IPA - Autonomy outdoors 0.653** -0.724** -0.595** -0.640**
IPA - Social life 0.460* -0.526** -0.402* -0.360
IPA - Work and education 0.534** -0.549** -0.388 -0.369
EDSS NA -0.461* -0.255 -0.331
EQ5D-VAS -0.461* NA 0.678** 0.635**
MSQOL-P -0.255 0.678** NA 0.760**
MSQOL-M -0.331 0.635** 0.760** NA
  1. **p < 0.001; *p < 0.01.