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Table 2 SF-36 – PiSCES cohort vs National Norms (Mean ± standard deviation)

From: Health related quality of life in sickle cell patients: The PiSCES project

  Male Female
  PiSCES Norm PiSCES Norm
Physical Function 66.4 ± 24.1 92.3 ± 15.5 59.9 ± 25.1 87.4 ± 19.7
Role-Physical 40.1 ± 38.7 90.5 ± 24.0 38.6 ± 39.9 83.8 ± 31.5
Bodily Pain 50.8 ± 28.6 79.6 ± 21.1 45.2 ± 26.0 77.3 ± 22.1
General Health 42.7 ± 22.3 77.1 ± 17.3 37.0 ± 21.7 73.9 ± 19.0
Vitality 50.4 ± 22.5 64.9 ± 19.2 37.6 ± 21.0 59.2 ± 20.6
Social Function 62.3 ± 27.6 86.6 ± 19.9 62.4 ± 24.8 82.8 ± 22.1
Role-emotional 62.7 ± 43.1 85.0 ± 29.4 54.7 ± 42.8 80.7 ± 33.1
Mental Health 75.3 ± 20.7 76.4 ± 16.8 69.2 ± 20.0 72.8 ± 18.3
  1. P < 0.0001 comparing PiSCES to SF-36 for all subscales, except MH, female: p = 0.102 and male: p = 0.670;