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Table 2 Physicians' evaluation of the correlation between SF-36 and their clinical judgement of the patients' general health status.

From: Measuring health-related quality of life in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a routine hospital setting: Feasibility and perceived value

  Agree completely Agree to some extent Neither agree nor disagree Disagree Disagree completely
  Percentage of affirmative answers
1. The SF-36 index correlates well with my clinical judgement 9 63 25 3 0
2. The SF-36 gave new information not known earlier 0 14 53 21 12
3. The SF-36 gave new information relevant to the clinical decision 0 8 24 42 26