The factor structure of the SF-36 in adults with progressive neuromuscular disorders

Pauline Banks, Colin R. Martin, Richard K. H. Petty

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Objective Quality of life (QoL) is an important consideration in the care of patients with chronic neuromuscular disorder (NMD). The current study sought to determine the factor structure of the Medical Outcomes Study Short-Form 36 (SF-36) version 2 in patients with NMD to determine the appropriateness of using this instrument to assess QoL in this clinical population.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)32-36
JournalJournal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2012


  • factor analysis
  • neuromuscular disorder
  • quality of life
  • questionnaire
  • SF-36

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