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Table 4 Mean norm-basedaSF-36 scores by assessment time point and group

From: Health-related quality of life and physical recovery after a critical illness: a multi-centre randomised controlled trial of a home-based physical rehabilitation program

SF-36 Domains Week 1 Week 8 Week 26
Groups C I C I C I
Physical function 29.1 27.3 41.0 39.9 41.8 42.6
Role function-physical 25.5 25.1 38.0 38.2 40.9 42.1
Bodily pain 43.0 38.7 49.0 46.7 46.9 44.5
General health 43.5 41.7 46.0 44.7 45.3 44.8
Vitality 38.1 36.0 46.9 45.5 47.0 47.6
Social function 30.1 27.9 44.9 43.0 44.5 44.5
Role function-emotional 32.0 28.0 42.4 41.1 42.9 43.6
Mental health 43.4 40.1 48.2 48.0 48.1 48.4
Physical component Summary 33.0 31.6 42.7 40.5 42.9 42.8
Mental component summary 40.0 36.6 47.5 46.9 47.2 48.0
  1. C, control; I, intervention.
  2. aNorm-based scores for domain and summary scores are calculated from raw scores using population-based data for the Australian population; scores are interpreted in relation to a population mean of 50 and a standard deviation of 10.