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Table 2 Comparison of standardized SF-36 scores (SD) between RB group and Dutch reference group, and between non-hereditary RB survivors and hereditary RB survivors

From: Quality of life of adult retinoblastoma survivors in the Netherlands

SF-36 Domains Dutch reference group
(N = 701)
RB group
(N = 87)
Hereditary RB survivors
(N = 36)
Non-hereditary RB survivors
(N = 51)
Physical functioning 93.1 (11.8) 93.2 (12.9) 91.9 (15.9) 94.5 (9.9)
Role functioning physical 86.4 (27.6) 85.3 (29.7) 78.5 (32.8) 90.0 (26.7)
Bodily pain 80.9 (19.4) 84.5 (20.5) 82.9 (20.6) 85.3 (20.6)
General health 78.2 (17.3) 78.6 (20.4) 72.0 (21.6) * 83.4 (18.5) *
Vitality 70.7 (16.4) 71.5 (17.1) 72.2 (18.2) 70.9 (16.5)
Social functioning 87.8 (19.1) 89.2 (18.0) 88.5 (16.5) 89.5 (19.3)
Role functioning emotional 85.4 (30.0) 88.1 (28.3) 88.9 (27.6) 87.3 (29.3)
Mental health 78.7 (15.2) * 60.6 (6.3) * 62.1 (7.1) 59.5 (5.6)
  1. * Significant difference between groups (p < 0.01)