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Table 10 SF-36v2 Norm Tables for Saudi Arabia – Age Groups – Male

From: Psychometric validation of a Saudi Arabian version of the sf-36v2 health survey and norm data for Saudi Arabia

  PF RP BP GH VT SF RE MH PCS MCS
15–29 Years
 Mean 49.94 47.33 51.99 51.62 51.25 47.29 45.22 47.96 51.49 46.62
 Std Dev 10.39 9.60 9.61 8.68 8.75 9.03 11.61 9.80 8.07 9.27
 Minimum 19.26 21.23 21.68 18.95 22.89 17.23 14.39 11.63 22.82 11.46
 25th Pctl 46.06 39.19 46.27 46.05 46.66 42.30 35.28 40.40 46.17 40.67
 50th Pctl 55.63 48.17 51.51 52.23 52.60 47.31 45.72 50.87 52.99 47.69
 75th Pctl 57.54 57.16 62.00 57.94 58.54 57.34 56.17 56.10 57.93 53.15
 Maximum 57.54 57.16 62.00 66.50 70.42 57.34 56.17 63.95 68.30 69.98
 N 1265 1263 1264 1266 1264 1265 1260 1264 1262 1263
 N Miss 1 3 2 0 2 1 6 2 4 3
 δ-USA unadj (95% CI) −5.63 (−6.73/ -4.52) −7.23 (−8.28/− 6.19) − 2.93 (− 4.01/ -1.86) −2.19 (− 3.21/ -1.17) −0.99 (− 2.03/ 0.04) −4.72 (− 5.75/ -3.68) −7.58 (−8.85/ -6.32) − 3.07 (− 4.20/ -1.95) − 4.28 (− 5.17/ -3.39) − 3.76 (− 4.82/ -2.70)
 δ-USA DIF adj (95% CI) − 5.96 (−7.03/−4.89)    − 4.15 (−5.10/−3.20)    −6.38 (−7.56/−5.19) −5.42 (−6.58/−4.27) −4.62 (− 5.50/− 3.75) − 4.28 (−5.32/− 3.23)
30–44 Years
 Mean 48.45 46.41 50.84 51.91 51.37 46.56 44.08 48.10 50.47 46.63
 Std Dev 10.74 9.15 9.39 8.43 8.89 8.92 11.21 9.48 8.13 9.37
 Minimum 19.26 21.23 21.68 18.95 22.89 17.23 14.39 11.63 22.82 8.57
 25th Pctl 42.23 39.19 42.64 47.48 46.66 42.30 35.28 43.02 44.81 40.66
 50th Pctl 53.71 48.17 51.51 53.19 52.60 47.31 45.72 50.87 51.80 47.22
 75th Pctl 57.54 54.91 62.00 57.94 58.54 52.33 56.17 56.10 56.89 53.46
 Maximum 57.54 57.16 62.00 66.50 70.42 57.34 56.17 63.95 72.45 69.84
 N 804 801 801 804 801 804 799 802 799 799
 N Miss 0 3 3 0 3 0 5 2 5 5
 δ-USA unadj (95% CI) −5.10 (−6.17/ -4.03) −6.47 (−7.46/−5.49) −1.51 (− 2.56/ -0.46) 0.31 (− 0.66/ 1.29) −0.13 (− 1.15/ 0.90) −5.15 (− 6.17/ -4.13) −7.32 (−8.51/ -6.13) −2.02 (− 3.13/ -0.91) −2.93 (− 3.79/ -2.06) −3.42 (−4.51/ -2.33)
 δ-USA DIF adj (95% CI) − 5.42 (− 6.46/−4.39)    − 1.71 (−2.63/−0.78)    − 5.96 (−7.09/− 4.83) −4.35 (−5.48/− 3.22) −3.31 (− 4.17/− 2.46) −3.86 (−4.94/− 2.78)
45–59 Years
 Mean 48.42 46.54 50.83 50.73 50.97 46.49 43.85 47.67 50.29 46.19
 Std Dev 10.58 9.27 9.07 8.80 8.61 8.52 11.42 9.43 7.58 9.10
 Minimum 19.26 21.23 21.68 18.95 22.89 17.23 14.39 14.24 22.82 7.74
 25th Pctl 44.15 39.19 46.27 46.05 46.66 42.30 35.28 40.40 45.35 40.38
 50th Pctl 51.80 48.17 51.51 50.81 49.63 47.31 45.72 48.25 51.09 46.99
 75th Pctl 57.54 57.16 62.00 56.99 58.54 52.33 56.17 56.10 56.18 52.87
 Maximum 57.54 57.16 62.00 66.50 70.42 57.34 56.17 63.95 68.30 73.18
 N 514 514 512 514 514 514 511 514 514 514
 N Miss 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
 δ-USA unadj (95% CI) −1.67 (−2.87/ -0.46) −2.65 (−3.84/−1.47) 2.17 (0.99/ 3.35) 2 (0.87/ 3.12) −0.05 (−1.16/ 1.05) −3.03 (−4.18/ -1.88) −6.11 (−7.38/ -4.84) −2.56 (− 3.75/ -1.37) 1.31 (0.24/ 2.37) −4.28 (−5.44/ -3.13)
 δ-USA DIF adj (95% CI) −2.05 (−3.23/−0.88)    0.11 (− 0.97/1.19)    −4.74 (−5.97/− 3.52) −4.93 (−6.14/− 3.72) 0.94 (−0.12/2.00) −4.73 (−5.88/− 3.58)
60+ Years
 Mean 46.63 45.39 49.64 50.49 51.37 45.55 44.49 48.72 48.43 47.42
 Std Dev 11.65 9.35 9.81 9.42 9.25 9.56 11.01 10.25 8.67 9.61
 Minimum 19.26 21.23 25.71 18.95 22.89 17.23 14.39 11.63 25.20 16.54
 25th Pctl 40.32 39.19 42.24 43.68 46.66 37.29 35.28 40.40 41.29 40.92
 50th Pctl 49.88 45.93 51.51 52.23 52.60 47.31 45.72 50.87 50.20 48.43
 75th Pctl 55.63 54.91 55.55 57.94 58.54 52.33 56.17 58.72 55.38 55.15
 Maximum 57.54 57.16 62.00 66.50 70.42 57.34 56.17 63.95 64.78 64.48
 N 216 213 214 216 215 216 214 215 213 213
 N Miss 0 3 2 0 1 0 2 1 3 3
 δ-USA unadj (95% CI) 0.52 (−0.95/ 2.00) −1.04 (−2.44/ 0.36) 1.09 (−0.23/ 2.42) 1.81 (0.49/ 3.13) 0.14 (− 1.17/ 1.45) −5.12 (−6.42/ -3.83) −6.03 (−7.35/ -4.72) −4.65 (− 5.86/ -3.44) 2.92 (1.54/ 4.29) −6.41 (−7.60/ -5.21)
 δ-USA DIF adj (95% CI) 0.25 (−1.19/1.70)    −0.01 (− 1.29/1.26)    −4.69 (−5.96/−3.42) −6.97 (−8.19/− 5.74) 2.61 (1.24/3.97) −6.86 (−8.04/− 5.67)
  1. δ-USA unadj: Difference between Saudi and US SF-36v2 scores without adjustment
  2. δ-USA DIF adj: Difference between Saudi and US SF-36v2 scores with adjustment for differential item function
  3. 95% CI 95% confidence interval, PF Physical function, RP Role Physical, BP Bodily Pain, GH General Health, VT Vitality, SF Social Function, RE Role Emotional, MH Mental Health