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Table 1 SF12 scores compared to Australian norms for males and all persons

From: Informing the development of an online self-management program for men living with HIV: a needs assessment

SF-12 health domain Std. error Participant mean scores Std. error Participant mean norm based score Australian norms for males P-value a Australian norms for all persons P-value a
Physical Functioning (PF) 3.77 76.05 1.29 48.24 0.034* 0.87
Role Physical (RF) 3.58 72.61 1.32 47.08 0.022* 0.46*
Bodily Pain (BP) 3.66 76.81 1.49 47.99 0.75 0.997
General Health (GH) 3.56 65.55 1.53 47.14 0.111 0.094
Vitality (V) 3.13 54.22 1.26 49.45 0.001*** 0.002***
Social Functioning (SF) 3.99 64.79 1.61 42.35 0.001*** 0.001***
Role Emotional (RE) 3.33 71.14 1.49 43.17 0.001*** 0.001***
Mental Health (MH) 2.47 61.79 1.20 45.19 0.001*** 0.001***
Physical Component Summary (PCS) 1.49 49.52 1.49 49.52 0.700 0.854
Mental Component Summary (MCS) 1.43 44.00 1.44 44.00 0.001*** 0.001***
  1. Higher scores signify better health. a = One-sample T-Test. *p < 0.05. ***p < 0.001.