Table 2 Pearson correlation coefficients among vasculitis disease assessment indices
DEIFFSBVAS/2003PGABVAS/WG
BVASr = 0.80r = 0.56r = 0.95r = 0.87r = 0.86
p<0.001p<0.001p<0.001p<0.001p<0.001
BVAS/WGr = 0.85r = 0.39r = 0.88r = 0.80
p<0.001p<0.001p<0.001p<0.001
PGAr = 0.74r = 0.49r = 0.84
p<0.001p<0.001p<0.001
BVAS/2003r = 0.85r = 0.49
p<0.001p<0.001
FFSr = 0.33
p<0.001
  • BVAS, Birmingham Vasculitis Activity Score; BVAS/WG, BVAS for Wegener Granulomatosis; DEI, Disease Extent Index; FFS, Five Factor Score; PGA, Physician Global Assessment.