Evaluation of a German version of the Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Functional Index (BASFI) and Dougados Functional Index (D-FI).

@article{Ruof1999EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a German version of the Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Functional Index (BASFI) and Dougados Functional Index (D-FI).},
  author={J. Ruof and Oliver Sangha and Gerold Stucki},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Rheumatologie},
  year={1999},
  volume={58 4},
  pages={218-25}
}
OBJECTIVE Transcultural adaptation of the two most widely used and accepted functional indices in ankylosing spondylitis, the Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Functional Index (BASFI) and Dougados Functional Index (D-FI). METHODS The instruments were translated and tested for internal consistency (Cronbach's coefficient alpha), test-retest reliability (intraclass correlation coefficient, ICC), construct validity (testing for association with Schober's test, finger floor distance, occiput wall… CONTINUE READING

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