Measuring physical and mental health using the SF-12: implications for community surveys of mental health.


OBJECTIVE The effects of using different approaches to scoring the SF-12 summary scales of physical and mental health were examined with a view to informing the design and interpretation of community-based survey research. METHOD Data from a population-based study of 7485 participants in three cohorts aged 20-24, 40-44 and 60-64 years were used to examine… (More)


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