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The MOS 36-ltem Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36): I. Conceptual Framework and Item Selection
A 36-item short-form (SF-36) was constructed to survey health status in the Medical Outcomes Study. The SF-36 was designed for use in clinical practice and research, health policy evaluations, andExpand
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SF-36 health survey: Manual and interpretation guide
The SF-36 is a generic health status measure which has gained popularity as a measure of outcome in a wide variety of patient groups and social. The 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36) and itsExpand
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SF-36 Health Survey Update
  • J. Ware
  • Medicine
  • Spine
  • 15 December 2000
The SF-36 (Medical Outcomes Trust, Boston, MA) is a multipurpose, short-form health survey with only 36 questions. It yields an eight-scale profile of scores as well as physical and mental healthExpand
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Overview of the SF-36 Health Survey and the International Quality of Life Assessment (IQOLA) Project.
This article presents information about the development and evaluation of the SF-36 Health Survey, a 36-item generic measure of health status. It summarizes studies of reliability and validity andExpand
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The MOS 36-ltem Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36): III. Tests of Data Quality, Scaling Assumptions, and Reliability Across Diverse Patient Groups
The widespread use of standardized health surveys is predicated on the largely untested assumption that scales constructed from those surveys will satisfy minimum psychometric requirements acrossExpand
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Cross-validation of item selection and scoring for the SF-12 Health Survey in nine countries: results from the IQOLA Project. International Quality of Life Assessment.
Data from general population surveys (n = 1483 to 9151) in nine European countries (Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom) were analyzed toExpand
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The Swedish SF-36 Health Survey--I. Evaluation of data quality, scaling assumptions, reliability and construct validity across general populations in Sweden.
We document the applicability of the SF-36 Health Survey, which was translated into Swedish using methods later adopted by the International Quality of Life Assessment (IQOLA) Project procedures. ToExpand
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SF-36 Health Survey.
The SF-36 consists of 36 questions in eight subscales: Physical Functioning; Role Physical; Bodily Pain; General Health; Vitality; Social Functioniing; Role Emotional; Mental Health.
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