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Table 2 Baseline SF-36 norm based Domain scores in refractory HCV patients undergoing re-treatment with peg interferon alpha 2b and ribavirin

From: Improvement in quality of life measures in patients with refractory hepatitis C, responding to re-treatment with Pegylated interferon alpha -2b and ribavirin

SF-36 domain Responders (N = 25) Non responders (N = 130)
  Score (SD) Score (SD)
Physical Function 48.42 (9.8) 46.88 (11.6)
Role Physical 47.46 (13.3) 46.76 (12.6)
Bodily Pain 50.51 (11.3) 47.50 (11.7)
General Health 47.49 (10.4) 43.74 (10.9)
Vitality 48.39 (11.1) 44.80 (11.6)
Social Functioning 49.07 (12.1) 46.66 (11.7)
Role-Emotional 49.49 (11.6) 48.78 (11.4)
Mental Health 50.51 (9.4) 48.42 (9.6)
Physical Component Score 45.47 (9.2) 42.83 (11.3)
Mental Component Score 47.86 (8.2) 45.85 (8.8)