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Protocol - Physical, Social, and Mental Health Functioning (SF-36v2®)

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Description:

The SF-36v2® Health Survey is a 36-item instrument for measuring health status and outcomes via patient self-report. It is designed for use in surveys of general and specific populations, health policy evaluations, and clinical practice and research. The SF-36v2® measures the following eight health concepts, which are relevant across age, disease, and treatment groups: physical functioning, role limitations due to physical health problems, bodily pain, general health, vitality (energy/fatigue), social functioning, role limitations due to emotional problems, and mental health (psychological distress and psychological well-being). Both standard (4-week) and acute (1-week) recall versions are available. The survey's standardized scoring system yields a profile of eight health scores and two summary measures (physical and mental health) and a self-evaluated change in health status.

Protocol:

The SF-36v2® Health Survey Health Survey is a proprietary instrument distributed by the QualityMetric division of Optum Inc.:

https://campaign.optum.com/content/optum/en/optum-outcomes/what-we-do/health-surveys/sf-36v2-health-survey.html

To renew a current license or obtain a new license, complete and submit the Survey License Request form:

https://www.optum.com/campaign/ls/outcomes-survey-request.html

SF-36v2® is a registered trademark of the Medical Outcomes Trust.

Protocol Name from Source:

This section will be completed when reviewed by an Expert Review Panel.

Availability:

Proprietary

Personnel and Training Required
None
Equipment Needs
None
Requirements
Requirement CategoryRequired
Major equipment No
Specialized training No
Specialized requirements for biospecimen collection No
Average time of greater than 15 minutes in an unaffected individual No
Mode of Administration

Self-administered or interviewer-administered questionnaire

Life Stage:

Adult, Senior

Participants:

Adults aged 18 years and older

Specific Instructions:

The SF-36v2® Health Survey is a proprietary instrument copyrighted by QualityMetric division of Optum Inc. To renew a current license or obtain a new license, complete and submit the Survey License Request Form:

https://www.optum.com/campaign/ls/outcomes-survey-request.html

The SF-36v2® Health Survey has been translated into numerous languages. The translation work has been under the auspices of QualityMetric Incorporated in Lincoln, Rhode Island. If you are interested in obtaining copies of translations or finding more information please contact sfinfo@qualitymetric.com
Selection Rationale

The SF-36v2® Health Survey was selected because it and its predecessor, the SF-36® Health Survey, are widely used and have been documented in nearly 13,000 peer-reviewed publications. It is valid and reliable, and because it is short, the SF-36v2® can be reproduced in a questionnaire with room for other, more precise measures.

Language

English

Standards
StandardNameIDSource
Common Data Elements (CDE) Person Health Status And Outcome Assessment Score 3163073 CDE Browser
Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) Phys soc mntl hlth func SF-36v2 proto 62975-8 LOINC
Derived Variables

None

Process and Review

This section will be completed when reviewed by an Expert Review Panel.

Source

The SF-36v2® Health Survey is a proprietary instrument distributed by the QualityMetric division of Optum Inc.:

https://campaign.optum.com/content/optum/en/optum-outcomes/what-we-do/health-surveys/sf-36v2-health-survey.html

General References

None

Protocol ID:

191201

Variables:
Export Variables
Variable NameVariable IDVariable DescriptionVersiondbGaP Mapping
PX191201000000 Protocol 191201 - proprietary. Check DCW for contact. 4 N/A
Research Domain Information
Measure Name:

Physical, Social, and Mental Health Functioning (SF-36v2®)

Release Date:

December 13, 2010

Definition

This is a measure to assess overall health status and outcomes.

Purpose

This measure is used to obtain self-reported information on a person's physical and mental health in eight health domains that are relevant across age, disease, and treatment groups: physical functioning, role limitations due to physical health problems, bodily pain, general health, vitality (energy/fatigue), social functioning, role limitations due to emotional problems, and mental health (psychological distress and psychological well-being).

Keywords

Health-related quality of life, HRQOL, SF-36v2®, SF-36, health survey, psychometric, health status, health outcomes, proprietary, Gastrointestinal