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Table 3 Health-related quality of life among AL Amyloidosis patients (n = 341)

From: The burden of amyloid light chain amyloidosis on health-related quality of life

  AL amyloidosis patients N = 341
  Mean (SD)
SF-36v2 norm-based scalesa
 Physical functioning (PF) 42.5 (10.6)
 Role physical (RP) 40.5 (11.3)
 Bodily pain (BP) 46.6 (10.6)
 General health (GH) 39.3 (10.6)
 Vitality (VT) 44.5 (11.1)
 Social functioning (SF) 43.6 (11.5)
 Role emotional (RE) 45.3 (12.3)
 Mental health (MH) 49.1 (10.6)
SF-36v2 Summary Scores
 Physical Component Summary (PCS) 40.7 (10.3)
 Mental Component Summary (MCS) 47.9 (11.6)
Global assessment of functioning 70.2 (23.7)
Patient Global Impression–Severity Scale (PGI-S) n %
 Not severe at all 133 39.0
 Mild 92 27.0
 Moderate 81 23.8
 Severe 23 6.7
 Very severe 12 3.5
  1. aSF-36v2, SF-36v2 Health Survey