SF-36


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SF-36

Clinical studies 36-item Medical Outcomes Study Short-Form General Health Survey An instrument used to assess multidimensional health-related QOL, which measures 8 health related parameters: physical function, social function, physical role, emotional role, mental health, energy, pain, general health perceptions; each parameter is scored from 0 to 100 Managed care 36-Item Short-Form Functional and Perceived Health Status Survey A questionnaire which measures health status; the SF-36 also includes a list of 18 self-reported chronic conditions

Medical Outcomes Study 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey

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SF-36

A study used to provide perceived health status in eight domains. These domains include:1. limitation of physical activity resulting from health problems; 2. limitation of social activity caused by physical or emotional problems; 3. physical health problems limiting usual activities; 4. bodily pain; 5. general mental health (psychological distress or well-being); 6. limitation of usual activities due to emotional problems; 7. vitality (energy and fatigue); and 8. general health perceptions.The SF-36 is designed for use in those over the age of 14 and is useful in comparing the impact of disease and the efficacy of treatments, and identifying those at risk.
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Health-related quality of life SF-36 subscales [Table omitted]
Validating the SF-36 health survey questionnaire: New outcome measure for primary care.
The mean values of the 1/2 SD estimates for the generic SF-36 subscales where the total score can range between 0 and 100 points are physical function = 10.
The MOS SF-36 scales were scored using the method of standardized score from 0 to 100, for each of eight health symptom dimensions (PF, RP, BP, GH, VT, SF, RE and MH),each of two domains health component items (PCS, MCS) as well as for Global health score.
Spearman correlation analysis was done to evaluate relationships between the IPAQ and domains of the SF-36 questionnaire.
The following exclusion criteria was used: patient was unable to complete the required SF-36, Oswestry Disability Index (ODI), or the Visual Analog Scale (VAS); patient did not mail the SF-36, ODI, or the VAS, which prevented inclusion of their results.