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Table 3 Results of HAQUAMS total and susbcores reported as median (variance) and range in 26 PwMS and their association with daily physical activity according to SWAmini parameters (Spearman correlations)

From: Subjective and objective assessment of physical activity in multiple sclerosis and their relation to health-related quality of life

HAQUAMS parameter Median (variance) Min-Max SWAmini
Step count per hour Mean METs Active METs LPA MPA VPA
rho p rho p rho p rho p rho p rho P
Fatigue 2.61 (.866) 1.00–4.25 −.136 .509 −.369 .064 −.156 .446 .350 .080 −.244 .230 −.233 .253
Thinking 2.75 (.980) 1.00–4.50 −.061 .768 −.109 .595 −.186 .364 .124 .547 −.065 .754 −.187 .361
Mobility lower limb 2.13 (.672) 1.00–3.75 −.442 .024 −.222 .275 −.064 .755 −.069 .738 −.439 .025 −.310 .123
Mobility upper limb 1.30 (.300) 1.00–3.40 −.178 .385 −.004 .985 .054 .795 −.030 .884 −.267 .188 .000 .999
Communication 2.00 (.561) 1.17–3.83 −.114 .579 −.098 .633 −.083 .689 −.040 .845 −.053 .797 −.006 .975
Mood 2.50 (.716) 1.40–4.60 −.034 .868 −.067 .745 −.202 .322 .128 .533 −.313 .120 −.128 .533
Pain/Sensory 2.00 (.600) 1.00–3.50 .145 .480 −.083 .686 −.232 .255 −.066 .749 .206 .313 −.473 .015
Bowel/Bladder 1.67 (.549) 1.00–3.33 .000 .999 −.023 .913 .099 .631 −.134 .515 −.127 .538 .090 .662
Contentment 2.00 (.427) 1.00–4.00 −.060 .776 −.026 .903 −.372 .067 −.144 .492 −.161 .442 −.365 .073
Total 2.20 (.299) 1.20–3.39 −.227 .264 −.262 .196 −.212 .298 .130 .528 −.368 .065 −.257 .205
  1. Pain/sensory and bowel/bladder were included in addition to published HAQUAMS subscores. Contentment refers to a single-item question. Significant results at level of <0.05 are given in bold