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Table 2 SF-36 scores for 26 individuals with BMS and 27 healthy controls, Brazil, 2009-2010

From: The impact of burning mouth syndrome on health-related quality of life

SF-36 BMS Median (Min-Max) Control Median (Min-Max) P-value*
Physical Function 57.5 (5.0-100.0) 80.00 (40.0-100.0) < 0.001
Physical Roles 50.0 (0.0-100.0) 100.00 (0.0-100.0) 0.006
Physical Pain 50.5 (0.0-100.0) 72.00 (10.0-100.0) 0.003
General Health 63.5 (5.0-100.0) 87.00 (12.0-100.0) < 0.001
Vitality 27.5 (0.0-95.0) 75.00 (5.0-100.0) < 0.001
Social Functioning 50.0 (0.0-100.0) 87.50 (50.0-100.0) < 0.001
Emotional Roles 66.6 (0.0-100.0) 100.00 (0.0-100.0) < 0.001
Mental Health 36.0 (0.0-100.0) 76.00 (32.0-100.0) < 0.001
SF-36 (all items) 46.9 (11.1-94.4) 83.19 (23.4-100.0) < 0.001
  1. *Mann-Whitney U-Test.