Table 3

SF-36 domain scores for study patients, general population sample, and two groups of patients with coronary artery disease

SF-36 domain scores (0–100%) Study patients General population 3-151: female 55–64 years General population 3-151:
male 55–64 years
Recent myocardial infarction 3-150 Recent angina 3-150
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Bodily pain44.1 (25.9)75.0 (25.1)78.8 (23.6)72.8 (25.3)61.6 (24.5)
Energy, vitality35.6 (21.1)59.0 (21.4)62.9 (22.7)57.7 (19.0) 48.5 (20.3)
General health36.9 (17.1)68.0 (22.0)68.1 (22.9)59.2 (19.3)52.0 (18.9)
Mental health61.1 (18.7)74.4 (18.5)78.0 (17.3)75.8 (15.7)73.0 (18.7)
Physical function34.8 (24.1)74.8 (23.5)80.0 (22.1)69.7 (26.1)63.2 (26.7)
Role: emotional 3-152 83.3 (32.5)85.8 (29.9)73.5 (38.0)70.2 (36.6)
Role: physical 3-152 76.6 (36.9)78.8 (36.1)51.4 (39.4)44.2 (39.0)
Social function47.8 (28.3)85.9 (22.6)86.9 (22.6)84.6 (21.2) 80.3 (23.0)
  • Values are mean (SD).

  • 3-150 See SF-36: health survey manual and interpretation guide.7

  • 3-151 See Jenkinson et al.9

  • 3-152 See text and fig 2.