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Table 2 Means and standard deviations (SDs) for the SF-36 domains

From: Measurement equivalence of the SF-36 in the canadian multicentre osteoporosis study

Domain Race Female Male
Physical functioning Caucasian 73.49 (25.32) 81.33 (22.27)
  Non-Caucasian 79.69 (21.18) 82.17 (21.57)
  All Groups 73.75 (25.19) 81.39 (22.22)
Role physical Caucasian 74.08 (38.16) 81.50 (33.28)
  Non-Caucasian 79.62 (35.85) 81.84 (33.72)
  All Groups 74.31 (38.08) 81.53 (33.31)
Bodily pain Caucasian 70.82 (24.61) 76.79 (22.46)
  Non-Caucasian 76.00 (24.18) 79.41 (24.25)
  All Groups 71.04 (24.61) 76.97 (22.59)
General health Caucasian 73.92 (19.04) 74.69 (17.90)
  Non-Caucasian 70.95 (19.37) 73.37 (19.19)
  All Groups 73.80 (19.06) 74.59 (17.99)
Vitality Caucasian 62.63 (19.87) 67.80 (17.83)
  Non-Caucasian 64.74 (19.42) 68.93 (17.23)
  All Groups 62.71 (19.85) 67.88 (17.78)
Social functioning Caucasian 85.49 (21.37) 89.03 (18.71)
  Non-Caucasian 84.60 (21.42) 83.21 (22.21)
  All Groups 85.46 (21.37) 88.62 (19.03)
Role emotional Caucasian 83.56 (32.07) 87.90 (27.82)
  Non-Caucasian 82.61 (34.75) 82.26 (33.83)
  All Groups 83.52 (32.19) 87.50 (28.31)
Mental health Caucasian 77.78 (15.56) 81.09 (13.89)
  Non-Caucasian 78.23 (16.91) 80.89 (14.89)
  All Groups 77.80 (15.62) 81.08 (13.95)
  1. The non-Caucasian group includes Asian and Other groups