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Table 7 Effects of physiological parameters on the scores of SF-36v2 subscales

From: Validation of the Mongolian version of the SF-36v2 questionnaire for health status assessment of Mongolian adults

  SF-36v2 subscalesa
  PF RP RE BP GH VT SF MH
Male (n = 258)
BMIb         
 ≥Median 65.8 ± 23.8 64.9 ± 27.1 69.6 ± 26.6 66.5 ± 25.3 58.0 ± 23.2 64.4 ± 18.4 80.6 ± 20.6 74.8 ± 19.0
 <Median 68.8 ± 27.2 66.4 ± 27.1 68.0 ± 26.6 64.7 ± 27.5 54.5 ± 24.0 61.1 ± 20.5 76.9 ± 22.1 69.7 ± 19.3*
SpO2         
 ≥Median 71.3 ± 24.3 67.2 ± 26.6 70.5 ± 25.2 67.4 ± 27.6 56.9 ± 23.6 63.5 ± 19.1 80.3 ± 21.3 72.2 ± 18.9
 <Median 62.0 ± 27.2** 63.7 ± 27.8 65.9 ± 28.3 62.5 ± 24.9 54.4 ± 23.9 60.8 ± 20.5 75.6 ± 21.8 71.0 ± 19.9
FVC         
 ≥Median 75.9 ± 21.1 69.3 ± 24.8 69.5 ± 26.0 67.5 ± 27.2 58.7 ± 23.9 62.0 ± 19.0 78.0 ± 21.6 68.3 ± 19.4
 <Median 60.1 ± 27.5**** 62.6 ± 28.7* 68.0 ± 27.1 63.6 ± 26.1 53.4 ± 23.3 62.7 ± 20.4 78.9 ± 21.6 74.8 ± 18.7**
FEV1         
 ≥Median 75.3 ± 21.6 69.2 ± 24.2 69.7 ± 25.2 66.7 ± 26.6 58.2 ± 24.2 63.0 ± 18.5 77.7 ± 21.2 69.8 ± 18.3
 <Median 60.7 ± 27.4**** 62.8 ± 29.2 67.8 ± 27.8 64.3 ± 26.7 53.9 ± 23.1 61.9 ± 20.8 79.1 ± 21.9 73.5 ± 20.0
FEV1/FVC         
 ≥Median 70.0 ± 24.6 66.2 ± 26.5 68.9 ± 24.3 65.7 ± 26.2 58.4 ± 23.5 63.5 ± 19.3 77.2 ± 21.5 69.5 ± 18.5
 <Median 65.5 ± 26.8 65.5 ± 27.6 68.5 ± 28.5 65.2 ± 27.1 53.7 ± 23.7 61.5 ± 20.0 79.6 ± 21.6 73.8 ± 19.7
Systolic blood pressure
 ≥Median 67.1 ± 26.0 65.7 ± 28.1 69.7 ± 26.6 67.3 ± 26.6 57.6 ± 23.2 61.7 ± 21.0 79.1 ± 22.3 71.3 ± 21.1
 <Median 68.1 ± 25.8 65.9 ± 26.1 67.6 ± 26.6 63.6 ± 26.6 54.2 ± 24.1 63.1 ± 18.4 77.7 ± 20.9 72.2 ± 17.3
Diastolic blood pressure
 ≥Median 68.9 ± 24.2 66.2 ± 27.4 69.0 ± 26.7 67.0 ± 26.5 56.3 ± 22.8 61.8 ± 20.3 78.2 ± 21.7 71.3 ± 20.7
 <Median 66.3 ± 27.6 65.4 ± 26.9 68.4 ± 26.7 63.7 ± 26.8 55.5 ± 24.7 63.1 ± 19.1 78.7 ± 21.5 72.2 ± 17.6
Female (n = 447)
BMIb         
 ≥Median 56.8 ± 24.6 62.9 ± 26.6 64.9 ± 27.1 54.5 ± 23.8 46.8 ± 21.0 60.1 ± 19.5 72.2 ± 23.9 68.3 ± 19.5
 <Median 64.4 ± 25.1*** 67.2 ± 24.4 69.1 ± 24.4 57.2 ± 24.1 50.1 ± 21.1 59.5 ± 18.2 72.9 ± 22.6 66.7 ± 19.1
SpO2         
 ≥Median 61.0 ± 25.0 65.5 ± 24.8 65.6 ± 25.8 54.8 ± 24.8 48.5 ± 19.8 58.8 ± 19.3 71.6 ± 22.5 65.8 ± 18.8
 <Median 60.0 ± 25.3 64.5 ± 26.6 68.7 ± 25.9 57.3 ± 22.8 48.4 ± 22.7 61.1 ± 18.2 73.8 ± 24.2 69.8 ± 19.7*
FVC         
 ≥Median 63.9 ± 24.0 66.4 ± 25.0 68.0 ± 25.0 59.1 ± 24.4 48.3 ± 20.6 60.6 ± 19.1 71.5 ± 22.5 66.4 ± 18.5
 <Median 57.5 ± 25.8** 63.8 ± 26.1 66.0 ± 26.6 52.8 ± 23.1** 48.6 ± 21.5 59.1 ± 18.5 73.5 ± 22.9 68.5 ± 20.0
FEV1         
 ≥Median 63.5 ± 24.6 66.2 ± 26.1 67.6 ± 25.7 58.4 ± 23.9 49.5 ± 20.9 60.3 ± 19.2 71.7 ± 22.1 66.1 ± 19.4
 <Median 57.9 ± 25.3* 64.0 ± 25.1 66.4 ± 26.0 53.5 ± 23.8* 47.5 ± 21.2 59.4 ± 18.5 73.3 ± 24.3 68.8 ± 19.2
FEV1/FVC         
 ≥Median 62.6 ± 25.5 66.8 ± 26.2 66.3 ± 25.6 57.6 ± 23.4 49.3 ± 20.4 59.8 ± 18.2 73.3 ± 22.9 66.6 ± 19.4
 <Median 58.8 ± 24.6 63.5 ± 24.9 67.6 ± 26.1 54.3 ± 24.4 47.7 ± 21.7 59.8 ± 19.4 71.8 ± 23.6 68.3 ± 19.2
Systolic blood pressure
 ≥Median 56.8 ± 26.0 62.4 ± 25.6 64.1 ± 25.9 54.1 ± 23.4 48.5 ± 21.3 59.3 ± 18.8 72.5 ± 23.7 67.7 ± 20.1
 <Median 64.4 ± 23.6*** 67.7 ± 25.3* 69.8 ± 25.6* 57.6 ± 24.4 48.4 ± 20.9 60.3 ± 18.9 72.6 ± 22.9 67.3 ± 18.5
Diastolic blood pressure
 ≥Median 57.9 ± 25.2 63.5 ± 25.7 65.6 ± 26.3 55.0 ± 23.6 49.1 ± 20.6 59.9 ± 18.3 73.0 ± 23.6 68.6 ± 19.4
 <Median 63.5 ± 24.7* 66.7 ± 25.4 68.5 ± 25.3 56.8 ± 24.3 47.7 ± 21.6 59.7 ± 19.4 72.1 ± 22.9 66.4 ± 19.2
  1. * P < 0.05; ** P < 0.01; *** P < 0.005; **** P < 0.0001 versus ≥median
  2. aSF-36v2 subscales: PF physical functioning, RP role limitations due to physical health problems, RE role limitations due to emotional problems, BP bodily pain, GH general health perceptions, VT vitality, SF social functioning, MH Mental health
  3. bBMI body mass index (kg/m2)