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Table 1 Numerical score of fear/apprehension factors

From: Understanding the apprehension and concern haunting patients before a total knee arthroplasty

Fear/ Apprehension Severity of Fear/Apprehension Grade/Score Score
Fear of Pain Mild I Maximum sub-score = 3
Moderate II
Severe III
Fear of receiving help at home Mild I Maximum sub-score = 3
Moderate II
Severe III
Fear of returning to activities of daily living Mild I Maximum sub-score = 3
Moderate II
Severe III
Fear of withstanding surgery Mild I Maximum sub-score = 3
Moderate II
Severe III
Total sum score    Total maximum score = 12