Case-mix represents the range of disease severity and baseline characteristics that may be the cause of variation in outcomes between individuals and populations. Adjustment for case-mix is therefore important to allow meaningful comparison of healthcare outcomes. The best available case-mix adjustment model for stroke (the Six Simple Variable [SSV] model) was developed to adjust the hard endpoints of independent survival, survival and alive and living at home. There is increasing interest in the measurement of patient-reported outcomes through self-completed questionnaires, though there are currently no robust adjustment models for any such outcome. We aimed to determine whether the SSV prognostic model derived to predict 6-month post-stroke independent survival has wider utility in case-mix adjustment of a patient-reported functional outcome measure, the Subjective Index of Physical and Social Outcome (SIPSO), collected by post 6 months after stroke onset.