Table 4

Revised Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire question values in 202 patients with fibromyalgia

Mean

Median

One SD

-95% CI

+95% CI

Correlation with total FIQR score

Score range


Comb hair

2.4

2

2.6

2.1

2.8

0.62

0–10

Walk for 20 minutes

5.7

6

3.5

5.3

6.2

0.72

0–10

Prepare a meal

4.3

4

3.2

3.9

4.7

0.77

0–10

Clean floors

6.5

7

3.0

6.1

6.9

0.75

0–10

Carry a bag of groceries

5.6

6

3.2

5.2

6.0

0.76

0–10

Climb a flight of stairs

5.6

5

3.3

5.1

6.0

0.80

0–10

Change bed sheets

5.5

6

3.2

5.1

6.0

0.79

0–10

Sit for 45 minutes

5.6

6

3.2

5.1

6.0

0.59

0–10

Go shopping for groceries

5.6

6

3.2

5.2

6.1

0.81

0–10

FIQR function

15.6

15

7.7

14.5

16.7

0.90

0–30

Can't achieve goals

5.7

6

2.9

5.3

6.1

0.85

0–10

Feel overwhelmed

5.2

5

2.9

4.8

5.6

0.86

0–10

FIQR overall

11.0

11

5.4

10.2

11.7

0.91

0–20

Pain rating

6.0

6

2.1

5.7

6.3

0.72

0–10

Energy rating

6.8

7

2.4

6.5

7.1

0.69

0–10

Stiffness rating

6.7

7

2.9

6.4

7.0

0.62

0–10

Sleep quality

7.6

8

2.4

7.3

7.9

0.57

0–10

Depression level

4.6

5

2.9

4.2

5.0

0.60

0–10

Memory problems

5.9

6

2.6

5.6

6.3

0.69

0–10

Anxiety level

4.5

5

3.1

4.0

4.9

0.62

0–10

Tenderness level

6.9

7

2.5

6.6

7.2

0.56

0–10

Balance problems

4.8

5

2.9

4.4

5.2

0.65

0–10

Environmental sensitivity

6.2

7

2.9

5.8

6.6

0.57

0–10

FIQR symptoms

30.0

31

8.8

28.8

31.2

0.93

0–50

FIQR total

56.6

58

20.0

53.8

59.4

-

0–100


CI, confidence interval; FIQR, Revised Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire; SD, standard deviation.

Bennett et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2009 11:R120   doi:10.1186/ar2783

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