[Evaluation of a German version of WOMAC (Western Ontario and McMaster Universities) Arthrosis Index].

@article{Stucki1996EvaluationOA,
  title={[Evaluation of a German version of WOMAC (Western Ontario and McMaster Universities) Arthrosis Index].},
  author={Gerold Stucki and Diane Meier and S. Stucki and Beat Michel and Alicia Tyndall and Walter Dick and Robert Theiler},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Rheumatologie},
  year={1996},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={40-9}
}
The WOMAC (Western Ontario and McMaster Universities) Osteoarthritis Index is a tested questionnaire to assess symptoms and physical functional disability. We adapted the WOMAC for the German language and tested its metric properties, test-retest reliability and validity in 51 patients with knee and hip OA. All WOMAC scales (pain, stiffness, function) were internally consistent with Cronbach's coefficient alpha ranging from 0.80 to 0.96. Test-retest reliability was satisfactory with intraclass… CONTINUE READING
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