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Table 5 SF-36 after CE and in a general population

From: Quality of life after carotid endarterectomy

Variable 6 months after CE General population p
SF-36 domains, mean ± sd    
   Physical function 52.0 ± 25.9 75.4 ± 23.6 < 0.001a
   Role physical 50.3 ± 34.7 76.7 ± 26.1 < 0.001a
   Bodily pain 60.9 ± 27.8 65.7 ± 26.2 0.11a
   General health perception 46.8 ± 25.7 59.5 ± 19.8 < 0.001a
   Vitality 35.0 ± 14.9 57.2 ± 21.1 < 0.001a
   Social functioning 57.6 ± 26.9 76.0 ± 24.1 < 0.001a
   Role emotional 53.1 ± 34.3 76.9 ± 25.8 < 0.001a
   Mental health 50.9 ± 17.2 66.1 ± 22.8 < 0.001a
  1. a paired t test
  2. SF-36, Short-form 36; CE, carotid endarterectomy
  3. Sd, standart deviation