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Table 3 Standardized mean (SD) SF-36 scores of patients in the NASH CRN with and without NASH (David et al., 2009) [8]

From: Health-related quality of life burden of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis: a robust pragmatic literature review

SF-36 domain All patientsa (n = 713) Definite NASH (n = 436) Definitely not NASH (n = 136) p-valueb
Physical Component Summary 45.2 (10.9) 44.5 (11.0) 47.1 (10.4) 0.018
Mental Component Summary 47.6 (11.0) 47.5 (10.9) 48.6 (11.3) 0.342
Physical functioning 45.6 (11.3) 44.9 (11.7) 47.0 (11.0) 0.066
Role limitations due to physical health 46.5 (11.6) 45.8 (11.6) 48.3 (11.4) 0.036
Role limitations due to emotional problems 47.1 (12.2) 46.9 (12.1) 48.6 (12.0) 0.154
Vitality 44.8 (11.2) 44.4 (11.1) 46.6 (11.5) 0.043
Mental health 48.3 (10.8) 48.0 (10.7) 49.1 (11.7) 0.336
Social functioning 46.9 (11.6) 46.9 (11.3) 48.0 (12.0) 0.328
Bodily pain 48.0 (11.2) 47.7 (11.2) 50.0 (11.4) 0.043
General health 42.4 (10.8) 41.8 (10.9) 44.2 (10.9) 0.023
  1. aAll patients (n = 713) includes those with definite NASH (n = 436), borderline NASH (n = 141), and definitely not NASH (n = 136)
  2. b p-value is from comparison (t test) between patients with definite NASH and patients with NAFLD but definitely not NASH