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Table 2 Correlation (r) of MFI-K and mKCFQ in five dimensions (n  = 70)

From: Comparison of assessment scores for fatigue between multidimensional fatigue inventory (MFI-K) and modified chalder fatigue scale (mKCFQ)

Dimensions Total (n  = 70) Male (n  = 40) Female (n  = 30)
MFI-K mKCFQ r MFI-K mKCFQ r MFI-K mKCFQ r
Total physical fatigue 28.1 ± 7.3 23.5 ± 10.6 76*** 26.5 ± 7.1 20.5 ± 9.7 73*** 30.3 ± 6.9 26.6 ± 10.6 76***
 General 10.4 ± 3.7 8.9 ± 4.3 79*** 9.6 ± 3.8 7.7 ± 3.9 76*** 11.3 ± 3.0 10.6 ± 4.2 82***
 Physical 9.1 ± 3.0 7.8 ± 3.4 66*** 8.4 ± 2.5 6.8 ± 3.0 56*** 10.2 ± 3.2 9.1 ± 3.4 70***
 Activity 8.6 ± 2.5 6.8 ± 4.1 26 8.5 ± 2.7 6.1 ± 4.1 22 8.8 ± 2.2 7.8 ± 3.9 33
Total mental fatigue 17.7 ± 4.7 12.3 ± 6.9 56*** 16.3 ± 4.5 10.8 ± 5.9 56*** 19.5 ± 4.4 14.6 ± 8.1 49**
 Mental 8.7 ± 2.6 6.7 ± 3.6 56*** 8.1 ± 3.3 6.1 ± 3.2 54*** 9.7 ± 2.4 7.6 ± 3.9 53**
 Motivation 8.9 ± 2.6 5.6 ± 3.6 41** 8.3 ± 2.6 4.7 ± 3.0 36* 9.8 ± 2.3 6.7 ± 3.9 38*
Total 45.8 ± 11.3 36.1 ± 16.2 75*** 42.8 ± 11.1 31.5 ± 14.3 76*** 49.8 ± 10.5 42.2 ± 16.8 70***
  1. r Pearson correlation coefficient
  2. *p  < 0.05, **p  < 0.01, ***p  < 0.001