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Table 3 Correlation between the AQLQ and the SF-36

From: Comparing a disease-specific and a generic health-related quality of life instrument in subjects with asthma from the general population

AQLQ Symptoms Activity limitation Emotional function Environmental exposure
SF-36     
Physical functioning 0.49 0.61 0.54 0.51
Role physical 0.32 0.42 0.34 0.33
Bodily pain 0.33 0.36 0.29 0.33
General health 0.32 0.41 0.30 0.36
Vitality 0.34 0.34 0.30 0.28
Social functioning 0.34 0.36 0.34 0.29
Role emotional 0.27 0.32 0.31 0.26
Mental health 0.36 0.33 0.30 0.31
PCS 0.40 0.51 0.41 0.42
MCS 0.26 0.19 0.21 0.18