Table 7

Association between SF-36v2™ mean scores in ME/CFS cases and their respective carers

SF-36 scales and summaries

Linear regression analysis results


P value

Adjusted R-squared


Physical Component Summary

0.44

0.009

• Physical Functioning

0.89

0.024

• Role-Physical

0.88

0.024

• Bodily Pain

0.74

0.022

• General Health

0.84

0.023

• Mental Component Summary

0.03

0.080

• Vitality

0.23

0.011

• Social Functioning

0.72

0.021

• Role-Emotional

0.03

0.093

• Mental Health

0.10

0.041


aSD = Standard Deviation

Nacul et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:402   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-402

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