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Table 6 Correlations between outcomes reported by the patients and outcomes informed by the clinician

From: Normal reference values of strength in pelvic floor muscle of women: a descriptive and inferential study

  Functional capacity: Perineometer assessment Functional capacity: Manual testing right levator ani Functional capacity: Manual testing left levator ani Functional capacity: Strain reflex contraction SF-12 PCS SF-12 MCS EuroQol (Index) EuroQol (VAS)
Functional capacity: Perineometer assessment Pearson Correlation 1 -,064 -,066 -,132 ,076 -,396* -,142 -,023
p   ,719 ,675 ,400 ,654 ,015 ,371 ,886
Functional capacity: Manual Testing right levator ani Pearson Correlation -,064 1 ,821** ,838** ,118 ,112 -,168 ,114
p ,719   ,000 ,000 ,541 ,562 ,350 ,528
Functional capacity: Manual testing left levator ani Pearson Correlation -,066 ,821** 1 ,983** ,009 ,063 -,172 ,194
p ,675 ,000   ,000 ,956 ,712 ,282 ,224
Functional capacity: Strain reflex contraction Pearson Correlation -,132 ,838** ,983** 1 ,010 ,110 -,197 ,198
p ,400 ,000 ,000   ,955 ,516 ,217 ,214
SF-12 PCS Pearson Correlation ,076 ,118 ,009 ,010 1 -,223 ,494** ,298
p ,654 ,541 ,956 ,955   ,178 ,002 ,077
SF-12 MCS Pearson Correlation -,396* ,112 ,063 ,110 -,223 1 ,239 ,310
p ,015 ,562 ,712 ,516 ,178   ,161 ,066
EuroQol (Index) Pearson Correlation -,142 -,168 -,172 -,197 ,494** ,239 1 ,275
p ,371 ,350 ,282 ,217 ,002 ,161   ,074
EuroQol (VAS) Pearson Correlation -,023 ,114 ,194 ,198 ,298 ,310 ,275 1
p ,886 ,528 ,224 ,214 ,077 ,066 ,074  
  1. **Significative correlation p ≤ 0,001.
  2. *Significative correlation p ≤ 0,05.
  3. SF-12 PCS. Physical Component Summary.
  4. SF-12 MCS. Mental Component Summary.