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Table 2 HRQoL of elderly subjects living alone in Shaanxi Province (n=424)

From: Health-related quality of life and long-term care needs among elderly individuals living alone: a cross-sectional study in rural areas of Shaanxi Province, China

Short Form-36 Min Max HRQoL (mean±SD)
PF (physical functioning) 20 100 82.6 ± 17.7
RP (role functioning physical) 0 100 19.2 ± 39.1
BP (bodily pain) 0 70 31.9 ± 18.4
GH (general health perceptions) 25 70 54.7 ± 4.7
VT (vitality) 30 70 54.8 ± 6.8
SF (social functioning) −12.5 87.5 40.7 ± 19.3
RE (emotional role functioning) 0 100 25.7 ± 43.4
MH (mental health) 24 56 41.8 ± 5.2
  1. SD: Standard deviation.