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Table 1 Number (percent) of patients with no item-missing by subscale and patient group

From: The Swedish RAND-36 Health Survey - reliability and responsiveness assessed in patient populations using Svensson’s method for paired ordinal data

Subscale (no. of items) item numbers (1–36) Patient group
Dialysis patients
(n = 84)
Cardiac rehabilitation patients
(n = 97)
n (%) n (%)
Physical functioning (10)
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
72 (86%) 88 (91%)
Role functioning/physical (4)
13, 14, 15, 16
71 (85%) 82 (85%)
Pain (2)
21, 22
76 (90%) 94 (97%)
General health (5)
1, 33, 34, 35, 36
75 (89%) 90 (93%)
Energy/fatigue (4)
23, 27, 29, 31
77 (92%) 88 (91%)
Social functioning (2)
20, 32
79 (94%) 97 (100%)
Role functioning/emotional (3)
17, 18, 19
71 (85%) 86 (89%)
Emotional well-being (5)
24, 25, 26, 28, 30
79 (94%) 92 (95%)
Health change (1)
2
83 (99%) 92 (95%)