Normas poblacionales del Cuestionario de Calidad de Vida Relacionada a la Salud, SF-12
para poblacion chilena adulta, 2007 [Population standards of the Quality of Life Questionnaire in relation to health, SF-12
for adult Chilean population, 2007].
has been shown to detect the same magnitude of change over time as the SF-36 (Jenkinson et al., 1997).
We measured mental health with the mental component score (MCS) of the Short Form - 12 (SF-12
is a measure of general health functioning, with 12 items reflecting the following 8 subdomains: self-perceived general health (1 item), bodily pain (1 item), physical functioning (2 items), physical role (2 items), vitality (1 item), general health (1 item), social functioning (1 item), mental health (2 items) and emotional role (2 items).
The third was Version 1.0 of QualityMetric's SF-12
Health Survey, which measures both the presence of health problems and health-related functioning.
Another use of the SF-12
is to generate health state utilities.
Background: The 12-item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-12
) was developed to measure perceived physical and mental health.
Psychological functioning was measured by the SF-12
(Ware, Kosinski, & Keller, 1996), a short-form generic measure of health-related quality of life derived from the 36-item form (Ware, et al., 1994).
Para evaluar la validez de criterio concurrente, se estimaron los coeficientes de correlacion entre las puntuaciones de los dominios de la SQLS y los de la SF-12
a 50 de los 251 pacientes entrevistados.
For assessing HRQoL, the Medical Outcomes Study Short-Form Health Survey Scale SF-36 and SF-12
 are well-validated and well-used generic instruments.