Table 4 SF-36 subscale means by disease group and results of ANOVA testing

EpilepsyAsthmaNo chronic health problemsOverall p valuesEpilepsy vs asthma p values
SF-36 = Short Form-36; ANOVA = analysis of variance.
SF-36 subscales
Physical Functioning68.970.589.10.001NS
Role Limitations-Physical57.663.288.80.0010.012
Role Limitations-Emotional70.081.190.40.0010.003
Energy/Fatigue47.150.164.80.001NS
Emotional Well-being66.070.579.30.0010.027
Social Functioning68.976.891.40.0010.000
Pain62.464.285.00.001NS
General Health52.956.577.30.001NS
Health Change52.854.056.20.044NS