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Table 2 Comparison of the SF-36 scores in adolescents with and without PMDD*

From: Health related quality of life among adolescents with premenstrual disorders: a cross sectional study

  Without PMDD (n = 378) With PMDD (n = 224)  
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) P
Physical functioning 81.96 (20.20) 79.74 (21.87) 0.274
Role physical 74.35 (29.95) 52.27 (34.77) < 0.001
Bodily pain 73.37 (20.04) 58.11(23.41) < 0.001
General health 69.47 (15.88) 61.22 (16.02) < 0.001
Social functioning 77.62 (19.84) 61.30 (21.24) < 0.001
Role emotional 69.71 (35.12) 43.65 (38.29) < 0.001
Vitality 64.33 (17.82) 53.92 (17.14) < 0.001
Mental health 69.09 (16.85) 58.20 (18.70) < 0.001
  1. *Adjusted for age