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Table 2 Quality of life (SF-36) of subjects and comparison with normative data for 18 to 25 year olds

From: Evaluation of a Rheumatology Transition Clinic

SF-36 Domain Median Range >1 SD (%) >2 SD (%)
Physical functioning 90 17-100 15 (29) 10 (20)
Role physical 100 0-100 19 (37) 14 (27)
Bodily pain 100 0-100 14 (27) 14 (27)
General health perceptions 75 25-100 13 (25) 4 (8)
Energy and vitality 62 10-100 15 (29) 4 (8)
Social functioning 60 0-100 29 (57) 14 (27)
Role emotional 72 12-100 7 (14) 1 (2)
Mental health 62 10-100 20 (39) 14 (27)
  1. > 1 SD is number of patients more than 1 standard deviation below the population mean; > 2 SD is number of patients more than 2 standard deviations below the population mean