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Table 2 Quality of life (RAND-SF36) scores compared to norms (n = 72)

From: Quality of life, fatigue and mental health in patients with the m.3243A > G mutation and its correlates with genetic characteristics and disease manifestation

  Meana SD Norm group
Physical health 63.4 26.7 81.9
Social health 64.1 24.3 86.9
Physical role functioning 39.6 42.5 79.4
Emotional role functioning 69.4 40.2 84.1
Mental health 70.8 17.6 76.8
Vitality 49.0 18.8 67.4
Pain 68.3 25.9 79.5
General health 44.1 22.4 72.7
Experiences health change 43.1 21.1 52.4
  1. aHigher scores reflect better quality of life