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The short form 36 health status questionnaire: clues from the Oxford region's normative data about its usefulness in measuring health gain in population surveys.

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OBJECTIVES: To determine the potential of the short form 36 health status questionnaire (SF-36) for indicating changes in the health status of a general population by examining the recently published normative data. DESIGN: The sensitivity of the SF-36 was tested through hypothesising two dramatic changes in health status whereby (i) the scores of people in social class V are improved to the level of social class I, and (ii) the scores of men and women aged 55 to 64 are altered to the level o...

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10.1136/jech.49.1.102

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Journal:
Journal of epidemiology and community health
Volume:
49
Issue:
1
Pages:
102-105
Publication date:
1995-02-05
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EISSN:
1470-2738
ISSN:
0143-005X
URN:
uuid:b95c4779-d8ee-4ec0-abd8-6d67e977643f
Source identifiers:
220757
Local pid:
pubs:220757

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