Table 4

Distribution of the ASAS HI sum score stratified on different disease activity and functioning levels

Group I (0–3.9)*
BASDAI (n=146)
Group II (4–6)*
BASDAI (n=166)
Group III (6.1–10)*
BASDAI (n=293)
ASAS HI mean±SD5.0±3.27.4±3.110.6±3.0
Group I (0–3.9)*
BASFI (n=256)
Group II (4–6)*
BASFI (n=152)
Group III (6.1–10)*
BASFI (n=195)
ASAS HI, mean±SD5.7±3.08.5±2.811.7±2.8
Group I (0–3.9)*
Total back pain (n=205)
Group II (4–7)*
Total back pain (n=264)
Group III (7.1–10)*
Total back pain (n=131)
ASAS HI, mean±SD5.6±3.49.0±3.111.4±2.9
  • *On a numerical rating scale of 0–10.

  • BASDAI, Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index; BASFI, Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Functional Index; ASAS HI, Assessment of SpondyloArthritis international Society Health Index.