Table 3

Correlations (Spearman) of ALSAQ-5 items (denoted by prefix “Mini”) with dimensions of the ALSAQ-40 for the MND association survey

Mini-mob Mini-ADL Mini-eat Mini-com Mini-em
Physical mobility 0.81** 0.32** 0.060.050.10
n=144 n=141n=141n=141n=143
ADL/independence0.62** 0.79** 0.18* 0.090.14
n=142 n=142 n=141n=142n=142
Eating and drinking0.020.09 0.95** 0.71** 0.33**
n=143n=143 n=145 n=144n=144
Communication0.030.060.63** 0.94** 0.38**
n=142n=142n=143 n=144 n=144
Emotional reactions0.110.110.34** 0.41** 0.85**
n=141n=141n=142n=143 n=143
  • Bold indicates correlation of parent scale with item.