Table 7

SF-36 after AFB and population SF-36 means

Variable

After AFB

(n = 50)

urban population

(n = 1326)

p


SF-36 domains

mean ± sd

mean ± sd

physical function

52.5 ± 27.5

75.4 ± 23.6

<0.001a

role physical

52.4 ± 32.9

76.7 ± 26.1

<0.001a

bodily pain

56.9 ± 26.1

65.7 ± 26.2

0.019a

general health perception

46.9 ± 25.1

59.5 ± 19.8

<0.001a

Vitality

34.8 ± 16.8

57.2 ± 21.1

<0.001a

social functioning

59.0 ± 26.5

76.0 ± 24.1

<0.001a

role emotional

54.0 ± 33.7

76.9 ± 25.8

<0.001a

mental health

49.7 ± 23.8

66.1 ± 22.8

<0.001a


at test for independent groups

SF-36, Short-form 36; AFB, aorto-bifemoral bypass surgery

Abelha et al. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2010 10:15   doi:10.1186/1471-2261-10-15

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