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Table 3 Scores of subjective health (SF-36).

From: Correlates of institutionalized senior veterans' quality of life in Taiwan

Concepts/Summary scores of SF-36 Senior veterans in Taiwan* National Norms in Taiwan† National Norms in USA‡
  N = 260 N = 308 N = 293
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Physical functioning (PF) 42.34 (11.71) 64.74 (25.13) 65.79 (28.31)
Role physical (RP) 48.25 (12.10) 51.54 (45.86) 59.72 (42.51)
Bodily pain (BP) 53.15 (10.09) 74.21 (23.78) 68.76 (25.73)
General health (GH) 43.11 (9.19) 54.19 (23.13) 58.62 (22.05)
Vitality (VT) 56.97 (9.03) 57.61 (19.83) 57.80 (22.55)
Social functioning (SF) 52.85 (8.61) 75.77 (22.65) 79.66 (26.00)
Role emotional (RE) 51.69 (9.73) 65.80 (43.30) 76.94 (37.48)
Mental health (MH) 52.46 (9.07) 72.98 (18.00) 77.37 (17.42)
  1. *Senior veterans in Taiwan: results from present study
  2. National Norms in Taiwan: data drawn from [19]
  3. National Norms in USA: data drawn from [20]