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Table 2 Severity/Impact of disease

From: Primary Sjögren's Syndrome: health experiences and predictors of health quality among patients in the United States

Scores on Prevalidated Instruments PhysR-PSS Controls
  N = 277 N = 606
SF-36$   
   Physical Functioning 61.1 81.1 *
   Role limitations – Physical 35.0 78.0 *
   Role limitations – Emotional 58.1 86.3 *
   Energy/Fatigue 38.9 62.2 *
   Emotional Well-being 69.4 78.5 *
   Social Functioning 65.2 87.6 *
   Pain 53.4 77.0 *
   General Health 45.5 72.6 *
PROFAD – SSI@   
   PROF 5.3 * 1.9
   PROFAD 10.1 * 3.6
   SSI 11.7* 3.0
FACIT – Fatigue$ 30.1 43.0*
Modified BPI-SF@   
   Pain Severity 3.9* 1.5
   Pain Interference 3.3 * 1.0
CESD@ 14.9 * 7.7
Thinking@ 30.1 * 16.4
  1. $ Higher scores indicate better functioning; @ Higher scores indicate worse functioning
  2. * p < .05.