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Table 3 SF-36v2 and SF-6D scores among respondents with IBS-D (diagnosed and undiagnosed) and controls

From: Health-related quality of life, work productivity, and indirect costs among patients with irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea

Score, mean (SE) IBS-D Controls p-value a
n = 1102 n = 65,389
SF-36v2 summary scores
 MCS 45.16 (0.29) 49.48 (0.04) <0.001
 PCS 47.29 (0.25) 50.67 (0.03) <0.001
SF-36v2 subscales
 Bodily pain 45.66 (0.28) 50.20 (0.04) <0.001
 General health 45.88 (0.27) 50.89 (0.04) <0.001
 Mental health 45.32 (0.30) 49.40 (0.04) <0.001
 Physical functioning 47.76 (0.27) 50.09 (0.04) <0.001
 Role limitations due to emotional problems 46.11 (0.30) 49.47 (0.04) <0.001
 Role limitations due to physical health 47.01 (0.27) 50.25 (0.03) <0.001
 Social functioning 45.35 (0.28) 49.75 (0.04) <0.001
 Vitality 45.74 (0.28) 50.65 (0.04) <0.001
SF-6D score 0.667 (0.004) 0.741 (0.000) <0.001
  1. aAnalyses adjusted for age, gender, ethnicity, income, education, body mass index, smoking status, alcohol use, exercise activity, and Charlson Comorbidity Index
  2. Abbreviations: IBS-D irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea, MCS Mental Component Summary, PCS Physical Component Summary, SE standard error, SF-36v2 Short Form 36 Health Survey version 2, SF-6D Short Form 6-dimension