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Table 9 SF-36v2 Norm Tables for Saudi Arabia – Total Sample

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
All
 Mean 48.73 46.42 50.09 50.58 49.79 46.18 43.18 47.27 50.32 45.36
 Std Dev 10.13 9.10 9.33 8.51 9.20 8.90 11.21 10.15 8.12 9.69
 Minimum 19.26 21.23 21.68 18.95 22.89 17.23 14.39 11.63 16.40 7.74
 25th Pctl 44.15 39.19 42.64 46.05 43.69 42.30 35.28 40.40 44.82 39.17
 50th Pctl 51.80 48.17 51.51 50.81 49.63 47.31 45.72 48.25 51.55 46.25
 75th Pctl 57.54 54.91 55.55 56.99 55.57 52.33 56.17 56.10 56.72 52.47
 Maximum 57.54 57.16 62.00 66.50 70.42 57.34 56.17 63.95 72.45 73.18
 N 6164 6148 6150 6166 6149 6163 6135 6150 6136 6137
 N Miss 2 18 16 0 17 3 31 16 30 29
 δ-USA unadj (95% CI) −1.27 (−1.67/ -0.87) −3.58 (−3.96/ -3.20) 0.09 (−0.29/ 0.47) 0.58 (0.22/ 0.94) −0.21 (−0.59/ 0.16) −3.82 (−4.20/ -3.45) −6.82 (−7.25/ -6.40) −2.73 (− 3.14/ -2.33) 0.31 (− 0.04/ 0.66) −4.65 (− 5.04/ -4.26)
 δ-USA adj (95% CI) −2.70 (−3.11/ -2.28) −4.75 (− 5.15/ -4.36) − 0.96 (− 1.36/ -0.56) 0.04 (− 0.35/ 0.43) −0.25 (− 0.65/ 0.15) − 4.23 (− 4.63/ -3.84) − 7.15 (− 7.60/ -6.69) − 2.44 (− 2.87/ -2.01) − 1.18 (− 1.55/ -0.82) −4.18 (− 4.59/ -3.76)
 δ-USA DIF adj (95% CI) − 3.10 (− 3.51/− 2.70)    −1.83 (−2.20/−1.47)    − 5.67 (− 6.10/− 5.23) −4.82 (−5.25/− 4.38) −1.58 (−1.94/− 1.22) − 4.57 (− 4.98/− 4.16)
  1. Figures in BOLD indicate our best assessment of crossnational differences
  2. δ-USA unadj: Difference between Saudi and US SF-36v2 scores without adjustment
  3. δ-USA adj: Difference between Saudi and US SF-36v2 scores with adjustment for differences in age and gender
  4. δ-USA DIF adj: Difference between Saudi and US SF-36v2 scores with adjustment for differential item function and differences in age and gender
  5. 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