A comparison of SF-36 summary measures of physical and mental health for women across the life course

@article{Mishra2013ACO,
  title={A comparison of SF-36 summary measures of physical and mental health for women across the life course},
  author={Gita Devi Mishra and Richard Hockey and Annette J Dobson},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={2013},
  volume={23},
  pages={1515-1521}
}
Physical and mental component summary scores (PCS and MCS, respectively) are often used to summarise SF-36 quality of life subscales. This paper investigates PCS and MCS across the life course and compares the trajectories obtained from two different methods of calculation. The Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health is a population-based study with three cohorts of women and SF-36 surveys taken at multiple time points. Scoring coefficients for each component score were determined using… CONTINUE READING

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