SF-36

The SF-36 is a multi-purpose, short-form health survey with 36 items.

It yields an 8-scale profile of functional health and well-being scores as well as psychometrically-based physical and mental health summary scores and a preference-based health utility index.

The SF-36 version 2 (Ware, Kosinski, & Dewey, 2000.) consists of items

  • assessing physical functioning (PF; 10 items)
  • social functioning (SF; 2 items)
  • role limitation due to physical health (RP; 4 items)
  • bodily pain (BP; 2 items)
  • mental health (MH; 5 items)
  • role limitations due to emotional health (RE; 3 items)
  • vitality (VT; 4 items)
  • general health perceptions (GH; 5 items)
  • reported health transition (1 item)

 The Physical Component Score (PCS) and Mental Component Score (MCS) are on a T-score metric.

PROMIS Anxiety and SF-36/Mental Health Linking Table​​ PROMIS Anxiety and SF-36/Mental Health Full Report
PROMIS Depression and SF-36/Mental Health Linking Table PROMIS Depression and SF-36/Mental Health Full Report
​​PROMIS Fatigue and SF-36/Vitality Linking Table PROMIS Fatigue and SF-36/Vitality Full Report
PROMIS Pain Interference and SF-36 BP Linking Table  PROMIS Pain Interference and SF-36 BP Full Report
PROMIS Physical Function and SF-36 Physical Function Linking Table PROMIS Physical Function and SF-36 Physical Function Full Report