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Table 3 Correlation between SF-12v2 and MOS-HIV (n = 112)

From: A comparison of the MOS-HIV and SF-12v2 for measuring health-related quality of life of men and women living with HIV/AIDS

  MOS-HIV
  PF PN GH VT SF MH RF CF QL HD PHS MHS
SF12v2             
PF 0.9 0.68 0.63 0.61 0.41 0.31 0.62 0.41 0.47 0.56 0.84 0.52
BP 0.62 0.82 0.5 0.52 0.43 0.37 0.46 0.36 0.36 0.55 0.7 0.49
GH 0.56 0.52 0.8 0.64 0.43 0.41 0.47 0.2 0.58 0.45 0.66 0.56
VT 0.54 0.48 0.6 0.72 0.39 0.36 0.43 0.36 0.54 0.37 0.62 0.55
SF 0.4 0.46 0.44 0.5 0.68 0.64 0.37 0.4 0.53 0.5 0.52 0.65
MH 0.45 0.49 0.57 0.76 0.53 0.58 0.43 0.52 0.57 0.51 0.59 0.71
RP 0.78 0.67 0.7 0.7 0.53 0.39 0.69 0.38 0.55 0.5 0.85 0.58
RE 0.44 0.49 0.47 0.66 0.55 0.68 0.49 0.63 0.46 0.64 0.56 0.75
PCS 0.85 0.74 0.69 0.57 0.4 0.24* 0.6 0.25 0.46 0.49 0.84 0.44
MCS 0.27* 0.36 0.45 0.69 0.58 0.71 0.36 0.56 0.54 0.52 0.44 0.76
  1. SF12: PF = physical functioning; BP = bodily pain; GH = general health perceptions; VT = vitality; SF = social functioning; MH = mental health; RP = role physical; RE = role emotional; PCS = physical component summary scale; MCS = mental component summary scale
  2. MOS-HIV: PF = physical functioning; PN = pain; GH = general health perceptions; VT = energy/fatigue; SF = social functioning; MH = mental health; RF = role functioning; CF = cognitive function; QL = quality of life; HD = health distress; HT = health transition; PHS = physical health summary; MHS = mental health summary
  3. Note: All correlations were statistically significant at p < 0.001 except for *, which were significant at p < 0.05.