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Table 2 Mean score of each subscale, composite and components of SF-36 questionnaire

From: Psycho-social impact of visual impairment on health-related quality of life among nursing home residents

SF-36 indicators Mean score (SD) Without VI (SD) With VI (SD) p-value
Physical functioning 54.14 (20.10) 62.71(20.02) 50.87(19.20) 0.00*
Role limitation: PH 46.05(33.26) 58.41 (32.28) 41.34 (32.49) 0.00*
Bodily Pain 44.34 (19.57) 47.00 (16.64) 43.32 (20.52) 0.16
General health 51.28(16.65) 57.14 (16.30) 49.05 (16.27) 0.00*
Vitality 46.35(10.85) 47.82 (8.89) 45.79 (11.48) 0.16
Social functioning 44.09(18.44) 42.59 (16.44) 44.66 (19.15) 0.40
Role limitation: EP 41.78 (31.73) 50.48 (32.844) 38.46 (30.75) 0.05
Mental health 48.15 (11.10) 48.94 (10.67) 47.86(11.27) 0.47
Composite SF-36 46.98 (13.08) 51.88 (12.28) 45.11 (12.91) 0.00*
Physical component 48.95(16.39) 56.31(14.74) 46.15(16.16) 0.00*
Mental component 45.09(12.20) 47.46 (12.27) 44.19 (12.08) 0.04*
  1. SF: Short-form health survey, PH: Physical health, EP: Emotional problem, VI: Visual impairment.
  2. Note: *Indicates significant differences in the scores.