What are the SF-36, PCS, and MCS?

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Short Form 36 (SF-36) Health Survey:  includes 36 items or questions that assess functional health and well-being from the perspective of the patient. The items contribute to eight health domains of physical functioning, role limitations due to physical problems, bodily pain, general health, vitality, social functioning, role limitations due to emotional problems and mental health. The eight domains all contribute to physical component summary (PCS) and mental component summary (MCS) scores

Additional reading can be found here: https://hqlo.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12955-017-0625-9

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