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Table 2 Caregiver HRQL Scores on the SF-36 Compared With a Normative Sample

From: The caregiving relationship and quality of life among partners of stroke survivors: A cross-sectional study

  Study sample Normative sample1  
SF-36 domains Mean SD Mean SD Cohen's d
Limitations in physical functioning 70.52 24.71 84.15 23.28 .57
Limitations in physical role 50.96 43.15 80.96 34.00 .77
Bodily pain 71.24 27.10 75.15 23.69 .15
General health 64.64 23.45 71.95 20.34 .33
Vitality 56.18 19.34 60.86 20.96 .23
Limitations in social functioning 77.50 25.39 83.28 22.69 .24
Limitations in emotional role 62.65 42.82 81.26 33.04 .49
Mental health 70.55 18.24 74.74 18.05 .23
  1. Note. 1Norms for the general US population (N = 2474)