Table 5

SF-36 Questionnaire Dimensions.

Patients with ABD

General Population (GP)

Observed difference

ABD - GP

GP adjusted by age (AGP)

Standardized difference

ABD - AGP

Effect of age

Effect

size


Physical functioning

32.4

86.9

-54.6

66.4

-34.1

-20.5

1.6

Role physical

38.8

86.3

-47.5

76.0

-37.2

-10.3

1.2

Pain

67.2

77.3

-10.1

69.7

-2.4

-7.7

0.1

Perceived Health

44.1

65.6

-21.6

56.4

-12.4

-9.2

0.6

Vitality

44.3

65.5

-21.1

59.0

-14.6

-6.5

0.7

Social functioning

56.2

88.8

-32.5

82.2

-26.0

-6.6

1.3

Role-emotional

74.7

91.3

-16.7

88.5

-13.9

-2.8

0.5

Mental Health

60.2

72.8

-12.5

69.5

-9.3

-3.2

0.5


Physical component

29.1

49.4

-20.2

41.4

-12.3

-7.9

1.2

Mental component

44.6

50.0

-5.4

50.6

-6.0

0.6

0.6


Comparison of patients with ABD and the general population adjusted by age.

Individuals from the interval [0-15] were not included. ABD: acquired brain damage. GP: General population. AGP: general population adjusted for age; Effect of age: observed difference- standardized difference.

Mar et al. BMC Neurology 2011 11:46   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-11-46

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