Table 1

Wording of NRS of individual domains included in RAID and the respective instrument of reference

RAID NRSReference
instruments
Pain
Circle the number that best describes the pain that you felt due to your RA during the last week; None (0) to Extreme (10)
MOS-SF36 Bodily Pain48
Function
Circle the number that best describes the difficulty you had in doing daily physical activities due to your RA during the last week; No difficulty (0) to Extreme difficulty (10)
mHAQ49
Fatigue
Circle the number that best describes how much fatigue you felt due to your RA during the last week; No fatigue (0) to Totally exhausted (10)
MOS-SF36 Vitality48
Emotional well-being
Considering your arthritis overall, how would you rate your level of emotional well-being during the past week? Circle the number that best describes your level of emotional well-being; Very good (0) to Very bad (10)
MOS-SF36 Emotional48
Physical well-being
Considering your arthritis overall, how would you rate your level of physical well-being during the past week? Circle the number that best describes your level of physical well-being; Very good (0) to Very bad (10)
MOS-SF36 Physical48
Sleep
Circle the number that best describes the sleep difficulties you felt due to your RA during the last week; None (0) to Extreme (10)
MOS Sleep50
Coping
Considering your arthritis overall, how well did you cope (manage, deal, make do) with your disease during the last week; Very Well (0) to Very poorly (10)
Helplessness
  • mHAQ, modified Health Assessment Questionnaire; MOS-SF36, Medical Outcome Study Short Form - 36 Item; NRS, numeric rating scale; RAID, rheumatoid arthritis impact of disease.