Lower scores indicate a higher level of independence.
No meaningful cut-points or norms have been established for the SCI population.
MCID: not established for SCI SEM: not established for SCI MDC: not established for SCI
No values were reported for the reliability of the THAQ for the SCI population.
Experts were consulted to ensure content validity for the THAQ. The expert panel found activities relevant for evaluation in individuals with tetraplegia, not covered in other literature, to be used as THAQ items (69%), particularly within the domains leisure, work/administration/telecom, and continence, with 100%, 88% and 87% new items, respectively.
(Land et al. 2004)
No values were reported for the responsiveness of the THAQ for the SCI population.
No values were reported for the presence of floor/ceiling effects in the THAQ for the SCI population.
Land NE, Odding E, Duivenvoorden HJ, Bergen MP, Stam HJ. Tetraplegia Hand Activity Questionnaire (THAQ): the development, assessment of arm-hand function-related activities in tetraplegic patients with a spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord 2004;42:294-301. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14993892