SF-36 Health Survey

SF-36 Health Survey,

n.pr a widely used, valid, and standardized questionnaire used to measure an individual's overall subjective health status. The eight concepts measured by the survey are body pain, general mental health, perception of general health, physical functioning, role limitations caused by mental condition, role limitations caused by a physical condition, social functioning, and vitality.
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Validating the SF-36 health survey questionnaire: New outcome measure for primary care.
The previously validated Chinese version of the SF-36 Health Survey was used to measure patients' quality of life after treatment, including overall health status and self-reported physical functioning level.
The SF-36 Health Survey Questionnaire: Is it suitable for use with older adults?
Comparisons of the costs and quality of norms for the SF-36 health survey collected by mail versus telephone interview: Results from a national survey.
The impact of dysmenorrhoea on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) was assessed by the SF-36 health survey (SF-36).
Psychometric evaluation of the SF-36 health survey in Medicare managed care.
They also had a significantly higher mean score of 80 on the SF-36 Health Survey (an instrument that measures patient health), compared with 66 in the health education group.
The SF-36 Health Survey as a generic outcome measure in clinical trials of patients with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis: tests of data quality, scaling assumptions and score reliability.
They used the SF-36 health survey to measure pain, physical functioning, mental health and vitality before surgery and six and 12 months after each patient's operation.
Imputing the Physical and Mental Summary Scores (PCS and MCS) for the MOS SF 36 and the Veterans SF-36 Health Survey in the Presence of Missing Data" ]accessed on July 30, 2007].