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Field Value
CDE ID C08512
CDE Name 36-item Short Form Health Survey (SF-36) – Health limited bathing dressing score
Variable Name SF36HlthLimtBthDrssScore

Score of surveyee-reported limited bathing or dressing due to physical health as part of version 1.0 of 36-item Short Form Health Survey (SF-36)


Yes, limited a lot;Yes, limited a little;No, not limited at all;


Text before question group: The following items are about activities you might do during a typical day. Does your health now limit you in these activities? If so, how much? This CDE captures data from SF-36 version 1.0, with permission from the RAND Corporation. Scoring and validation differ for editions by the RAND Corporation (http://www.rand.org) and by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS, http://www.nationalmssociety.org) for Multiple Sclerosis Quality of Life instruments. Questions and values for SF-36 version 2.0 differ from version 1.0. Separate permission must be obtained from QualityMetric Inc. (http://www.sf-36.org) to use that instrument.

Input Restrictions Single Pre-Defined Value Selected
Permissible Values


Question Text Does your health now limit you in: Bathing or dressing yourself?
Data Type Numeric Values
Population Adult
Measurement Type
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Domain Outcomes and End Points
SubDomain Quality of Life/Patient Reported Outcomes
CRF Module Short Form 36-Item Health Survey (SF-36)
Alias Aliases for variable name not defined
Classification Exploratory
Previous Title SF-36 Q12

SF-36 version 1.0 is reproduced (in its entirety) with permission from the RAND Corporation. Copyright by the RAND Corporation. RAND’s permission to reproduce the survey is not an endorsement of the products, services, or other uses in which the survey appears or is applied.
Hays, RD (1994). The Medical Outcomes Study (MOS) Measures of Patient Adherence. Retrieved April 19, 2004, from the RAND Corporation web site: http://www.rand.org/health/surveys_tools/mos/mos_core_36item.html

Version Date 2013-07-22T12:47:20.623
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