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Table 11 36-Item Short Form Health Survey (SF-36 ® , v2 Acute version): Overall Study Results

From: Prospective study of recovery from copperhead snake envenomation: an observational study

  Pre-Envenomation Day 7 Day 14 Day 21 Day 28
  Median Range Median Range Median Range Median Range Median Range
SF-36 Physical Component Summary score 56.0 23.9, 60.2 45.1 18.3, 60.5 51.4 22.8, 60.5 58.3 38.0, 60.3 58.3 47.7, 60.4
SF-36 Mental Component Summary score 56.6 43.5, 68.8 55.0 28.9, 65.8 58.3 43.0, 63.8 56.5 39.5, 64.4 57.2 47.6, 61.9
  1. Scores on the SF-36®, v2 (Acute Version) outcome measure Physical Component Summary and Mental Component Summary measures [20]. The range of possible scores on all measures is 0–100. Higher scores indicate better quality of life. Data based on 20 subjects. The day of envenomation is Day 0. Use of “look back” questioning to establish pre-injury baseline has not been previously validated for the SF-36.