SF-12

SF-12

A generic, multipurpose short-form survey with 12 questions selected from the SF-36 Health Survey which, when combined, scored and weighted, results in two scales of mental and physical functioning and overall health-related quality of life.

Pros
Brevity, ease of scoring, high retest reliability.
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SF-12

Short Form Health Survey Clinical care A generic dual–ie, mental and physical health–scale measure of quality of life
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Twelve-Item Short-Form Health Survey

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SF-12

An abbreviated version of the Medical Outcomes Study 36-Item Short-Form Health survey.
See: Medical Outcomes Study 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey
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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].
The SF-12 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).
The 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.
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 [14]and SF-12 [15] are well-validated and well-used generic instruments.