PDF table of contents

  • List of tables
  • List of figures
  • Summary
  • Introduction
    • Background
    • The need for interim  SF-36 population norms
    • The ABS Population Survey  Monitor
  • Statistical issues
    • Age adjustment
    • Non-normality of SF-36 data
    • Sample design
  • Interpretation of the norms
    • Interpretation of scale values
    • Scale validity
    • Values  reported in the tables and figures
  • General population norms
  • Demographic and socio-economic population groups
  • Health  related behaviour and risk factors
  • Conclusions
    • Health  differentials between population sub-groups
    • Future  directions in the use of the SF-36

Appendix – Standard population counts and weights (206KB PDF)