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Table 4 Two summary scales confirmed by CFA in SF-36 and SF-12 among adolescents

From: Comparing the reliability and validity of the SF-36 and SF-12 in measuring quality of life among adolescents in China: a large sample cross-sectional study

  SF-36 SF-12
Conceptual Model I Conceptual Model II Conceptual Model I Conceptual Model II
PCS MCS PCS MCS PCS MCS PCS MCS
PF 0.363 0.244 0.394 0.652 0.559 0.179
RP 0.583 0.358 0.465 0.705 0.778 0.144
BP 0.663 0.656 0.194 0.572 0.697 0.231
GH 0.737 0.758 0.247 0.566 0.564 0.243
VT 0.909 0.357 0.839 0.334 0.158 0.579
SF 1.119 0.470 1.041 0.342 0.102 0.645
RE 0.429 0.280 0.406 0.707 0.210 0.748
MH 0.915 0.450 0.726 0.932 0.098 0.892
Fit indices for 2-factor confirmatory factor analysis (n = 9741)
χ2 statistic (df) 6948.000 (551) 20,771.000 (551) 3089.478 (49) 5769.000 (49)
RMSEA (90% CI) 0.061 (0.060, 0.063) 0.075 (0.074, 0.075) 0.060 (0.058, 0.062) 0.080 (0.078, 0.082)
CFI 0.94 0.70 0.969 0.769