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Table 5 Responsiveness measures for SarQoL and other measures

From: Performance of the SarQoL quality of life tool in a UK population of older people with probable sarcopenia and implications for use in clinical trials: findings from the SarcNet registry

  Cohens d for slightly worse Cohens d for slightly better Cohens d for any improvement Guyatt for slightly worse Guyatt for slightly better Guyatt for any improvement
A. By global change in overall fitness
 SarQoL 0.03 2.29 1.11 0.04 1.73 1.35
 SARC-F 0.04 0.48 0.29 0.17 0.60 0.86
B. By global change in overall quality of life
 SarQoL 0.36 0.98 0.75 0.34 0.35 0.61
 SARC-F 0.06 1.38 0.19 0.21 1.46a 0.48
  1. aparadoxical worsening