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Table 3 Reliabilty Statistics and Correlations between SF-36 Scales

From: Cultural Issues in Using the SF-36 Health Survey in Asia: Results from Taiwan

Scale PF RP BP GH VT SF RE MH
PF – Physical Functioning (0.83)        
RP – Role–Physical 0.47 (0.79)       
BP – Bodily Pain 0.39 0.39 (0.70)      
GH – General Health 0.34 0.40 0.43 (0.78)     
VT – Vitality 0.25 0.26 0.31 0.51 (0.75)    
SF – Social Functioning 0.26 0.37 0.38 0.35 0.44 (0.57)   
RE – Role–Emotional 0.18 0.34 0.23 0.25 0.33 0.41 (0.75)  
MH – Mental Health 0.17 0.17 0.27 0.43 0.69 0.49 0.38 (0.78)
  1. Note. Scale reliability was represented on the diagonal. Internal consistency reliability lower than recommended level of 0.70 were shown with underlined entries.