Duke activity status index

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Duke Activity Status Index

Cardiology A measure of a person's functional capacity based on a 12-item questionnaire that correlates with peak O2 uptake during exercise testing
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Duke ac·tiv·i·ty stat·us in·dex

(dūk ak-tiv'i-tē stat'ŭs in'deks)
A questionnaire used to estimate the subject's activity status and functional capacity in the absence of a stress test.
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