Table 3: Comparison of SF-36 subscale scores between mental silence practitioners and Australian national norms.

SubscaleTest value (national norm) DfSignificanceMean difference

PF83.821.753450.0822.39
RP80.64−0.953450.342−2.10
BP77.053.193450.0023.79
GH71.8112.723320.00110.72
V64.276.243370.0015.98
SF85.253.593370.0013.52
RE83.444.433340.0015.74
MH75.7514.263360.0019.56