Quality of life after spinal cord injury: The comparison of the SF-36 health survey and its spinal cord injury-modified version in assessing the health status of people with spinal cord injury

Unalan H., Celik B., Sahin A., Caglar N., Esen S., Karainehnietoglu S. S.

NEUROSURGERY QUARTERLY, cilt.17, ss.175-179, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 17 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/wnq.0b013e318063eb72
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.175-179


Objective: To compare the results of the Medical Outcomes Study Short Form-36 (SF-36) health status measure with its spinal cord injury (SCI)-modified version in the assessment of health status among SCI survivors living in the community. Design: Survey design with analysis of cross-sectional data. Setting: University Hospital and Rehabilitation Center. Participants: Forty-one people with SCI living in the community and 31 healthy age-matched and sex-matched volunteer subjects. Intervention: Not applicable.