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Table 2 Description of SF-36 scores at 3 months of follow up

From: Quality of life after the initial treatments of non-small cell lung cancer: a persistent predictor for patients’ survival

  N Mean SD* Median Q1 Q3
Physical functioning 230 50.1 27.2 50 27.8 70
Physical role 229 17.9 32.2 0 0 25
Bodily pain 229 46.2 25 41 31 62
Mental health 228 52.5 21.6 52 36 68
Emotional functioning 226 24.6 38 0 0 33.3
Social functioning 230 55.5 28 50 37.5 75
Vitality 227 32.9 19.6 30 20 45
General health 230 39.5 19.3 37 25 52
PCS 225 34.8 8.4 34.7 28.2 40.9
MCS 225 37.2 11.3 35.7 28.9 45.1
  1. *SD = Standard deviation.