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Table 3 SF-36 scores at baseline, 8 weeks, 6 months and 12 months

From: Short and medium-term effects of an education self-management program for individuals with osteoarthritis of the knee, designed and delivered by health professionals: A quality assurance study

SF-36 (0 to 100) BL 8 wks 6 mths 12 mths F (df) p-value Change at 12 mths Mean (95% CI) Effect size (d)
Physical Function 47.36 (2.49) 52.00 (2.62) 56.13 (2.62) 55.66 (3.13) 5.47(3,201) < 0.001 7.73 (2.70 to 12.70) 0.3
Role Physical 29.77 (4.54) 41.54 (4.87) 43.01 (4.99) 46.69 (5.23) 4.48(3,201) 0.004 16.91 (7.20 to 26.50) 0.4
Bodily Pain 35.50 (1.85) 40.39 (2.06) 41.52 (2.52) 43.64 (2.49) 3.49(3,201) 0.017 8.14 (3.03 to 13.20) 0.5
General Health 63.72 (2.58) 67.05 (2.25) 69.13 (2.57) 69.79 (2.50) 3.42(3,201) 0.018 6.07 (1.50 to 10.50) 0.3
Vitality 50.41 (2.73) 56.38 (2.10) 57.30 (2.41) 60.73 (2.58) 7.64(3,201) < 0.001 10.30 (5.20 to 15.30) 0.4
Social Function 69.64 (3.04) 78.67 (2.46) 76.72 (2.81) 79.98 (2.72) 5.16(3,201) 0.002 10.30 (4.80 to 15.70) 0.4
Role Emotional 53.97 (5.31) 66.14 (4.81) 71.05 (4.98) 73.01 (4.80) 5.27(3,201) 0.002 19.04 (9.10 to 28.90) 0.4
Mental Health 71.02 (2.25) 77.11 (1.70) 79.00 (1.90) 78.73 (2.11) 9.34(3,201) < 0.001 7.70 (3.60 to 11.70) 0.4
  1. Values are mean (SE). Higher scores indicate improvement; F-values and p-values are for repeated measures ANOVA. Change at 12 months values are mean (95% CI). Effect size is for pair wise comparison between baseline and 12 month scores.