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Table 2 SF-36 Health Survey v2 (n = 50)

From: An examination of the health and wellbeing of childless women: A cross-sectional exploratory study in Victoria, Australia

Dimension Percentage Scores T-Scores   
  Sample Mean (SD) Population norm (SD)2 Norm based sample mean (SD) Population norm (SD)3 Difference in mean and 95%CI
Physical functioning 95.9 (6.75) 84.64 (21.86) 55.15 (3.09) 48.18 (11.31) 6.97 (3.83 - 10.11)
Role physical1 91.33 (11.89) 84.41 (25.13) 52.75 (4.73) 49.13 (10.52) 3.62 (0.66 - 6.58)
Bodily pain 73.64 (20.45) 76.45 (21.24) 48.68 (9.63) 48.95 (10.27) -0.27 (-3.16 - 2.62)
General health 48.48 (10.94) 71.90 (21.88) 39.30 (5.00) 49.58 (10.57) -10.28 (-13.22 - -7.34)
Vitality 47.13 (9.21) 61.12 (20.80) 43.27 (4.43) 48.16 (10.21) -4.89 (-7.73 - -2.05)
Social functioning 47.50 (8.38) 86.19 (22.33) 32.67 (3.75) 48.97 (10.74) -16.30 (-19.28 - -13.32)
Role emotional 91.00 (16.13) 91.59 (17.50) 49.66 (9.22) 49.07 (11.08) 0.59 (-2.52 - 3.70)
Mental health 66.30 (8.44) 80.63 (16.99) 41.57 (4.97) 48.81 (10.46) -7.24 (-10.15 - -4.33)
Physical component summary score1    51.01 (4.28) 48.76 (11.07) 2.25 (-0.86 - 5.36)
Mental component summary score1    39.19 (5.74) 49.08 (10.75) -9.89 (-12.92 - -6.86)
  1. 1 n = 49
  2. 2 Both males and females aged 18+
  3. 3 Females aged 18+ only