Sf-36® Health Survey
The SF-36® Health Survey is a 36-item questionnaire used to assess patient-reported health-related qualityof-life outcomes. The SF-36® Health Survey measures eight domains of health:
1. Physical functioning
3. Bodily pain
4. General health
6. Social functioning
8. Mental health
It yields an eight-scale profile of norm-based scores (one for each of the eight domains of health) as well as physical and mental health component summary scores, a self-reported health transition rating, a response consistency index (RCI), and a preferencebased health utility index (SF-6D).
The SF-36® Health Survey is a generic measure proven to be useful for comparing general and specific populations, comparing the relative burden of diseases, differentiating the health benefits produced by a wide range of different treatments, screening individual patients, and predicting health care costs, mortality, and ...