Table 3

Health-related quality of life outcomes (n = 215)

SF-36Score; mean (and SD)US norms
Domains
 Physical Function47.3 (16.2)*89.5
 Role Limitations-Physical21.3 (14.2)*89.2
 Bodily Pain46.3 (15.5)*80.2
 General Health72.5 (25.5)70.2
 Vitality52.4 (16.5)60.6
 Social Function56.5 (18.6)85.1
 Role Limitations-Emotional55.6 (22.5)*88.6
 Mental Health69.3 (19.9)74.2
Summary scores
 Physical Component35.8 (10.5)*52
 Mental Component45.6 (14.8)50
  • SF-36 = Medical Outcomes Study 36-Item Short Form; SD = standard deviation.

  • * p < 0.01 when compared with US Norms adjusted for sex and age. p values have been adjusted for multiple testing.

  • p < 0.05 when compared with US norms.