Pisu noted that the contribution of financial hardship to the mental component
of quality of life was somewhat unexpected.
Multivariate linear regression analysis indicated that the total DS14 score was independently associated with the mental component
of SF-36 (p<0.
Furthermore, the questionnaire allows for evaluations of the physical component summary as well as the mental component
Wukich said there's a big mystery about one aspect of quality of life (QOL) measurements: Why don't diabetic foot problems significantly disrupt the mental component
of quality of life measures?
There's also a mental component
to skipping breakfast and other meals," she adds.
It has a physical component summary (PCS), and mental component
summary (MCS) containing the domains are vitality (VT), mental health (MH), social functioning (SF), and role emotional (RE).
The physical component summary (PCS) was the sum of the following the domains: physical functioning, role-physical, bodily pain and general health; for the mental component
summary (MCS) we used the sum of: role-emotional, mental health, social functioning, and vitality, and the sum of both PCS and MCS we called the general score.
The effect on the mental component
of the SF-12 was less clear, with possibly a decrease seen in some patients.
001), and in the Mental Component
Summary score of the SF-12 (F=16.
SF-36 has two summary scales including physical component and mental component
HRQOL has two main summary scores, the physical and mental component