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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Contributing to the overall superiority of ablation for improving quality of life were statistically significant advantages for ablation over drug treatment in the individual SF-36 domains of general health, physical function, mental health, role-emotional, role-physical, and vitality.
An multivariate linear regression analysis was used to determine the relationship between SF-36 and clinical parameters.
Two physicians independent of the intervention applied pain assessments, satisfaction ratings, ODI, and SF-36 questionnaires.
The authors of SF-36 aimed to develop a short, generic measure of subjective health status that was psychometrically sound, and that could be applied in a wide range of settings.
However, we found that HILT was more effective in resting VAS and SF-36 physical component subscale scores compared to LE bandage.
According to our data, age was not a major determinant of HRQOL and its association with all domains of the SF-36 questionnaire was not significant (p = 0.
Concerning age, negative correlations were identified in all domains of the SF-36.
Concerning compliance with classical psychometric criteria, validity and reliability of both, the qOlIBRI [16, 17] and SF-36 after TBI [31, 32], have been proven elsewhere.
In relation to age, the eight domains of the SF-36 showed reduction of average scores as age increased, the factor which most altered over time being functional capacity, presenting an average of 90 (SD =10) in the 20-30 age group, and reducing to 69.
Comparison of blood transfusion plus chelation therapy and bone marrow transplantation in patients with [beta]-thalassemia: application of SF-36, EQ-5D, and visual analogue scale measures.
When compared to the men, the women in the experimental group attained lower scores in all tested variables, except in the variable of physical functioning of SF-36 questionnaire.