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Table 3 Comparison of SF 36 quality of life scale PCS and MCS with VVC score and Candida species in patients RVVCa

From: Health-related quality of life as measured with the Short-Form 36 (SF-36) questionnaire in patients with recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis

SF-36 scales VVC score Candida species
~6 >6 C. albicans Non albicans
n 87 15 86 16
PCS, Mean (SD) 63.4254 (20.49504) 58.2576 (20.03453) 64.5119 (14.02028) 66.6544 (13.74386)
t 0.789 0.474
P value 0.432 0.639
MCS, Mean (SD) 65.1078 (13.59153) 62.3636 (17.07332) 62.4548 (21.12199) 64.5588 (15.60170)
t 0.613 0.576
P value 0.541 0.566
  1. aIndependent Samples t test. MCS Mental composite score, PCS Physical composite score, RVVC recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis