Health-related quality of life in gout patients compared with that expected for Italian normative population. Bar chart: Short Form-36 subscales and summary scales - physical functioning (PF), role physical (RP), bodily pain (BP), general health (GH), vitality (VT), social functioning (SF), role emotional (RE), mental health (MH), Physical Component Summary (PCS) and Mental Component Summary (MCS) scale scores. Line chart: normative data for Italian population. Error bars represent 95% confidence intervals (CIs). Nonoverlapping CIs indicate statistically significant impairment.
Scirè et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2013 15:R101 doi:10.1186/ar4281