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

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.
[Duke University, U.S.]
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1992), the Duke Activity Status Index to measure physical functioning (DASI, 12 items) (Hlatky, Boineau, Higginbotham, et al.
On average, the women had lower functional capacity as measured by the Duke Activity Status Index and significantly more cardiac symptoms.
On average, the women had lower functional capacity as measured by the Duke Activity Status Index, had significantly more cardiac symptoms, and were taking significantly more cardiac medications, Dr.