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Table 2 Differences between psychological status and quality of life of non-functional disability and functional disability patients

From: Functional disability associated with disease and quality-of-life parameters in Chinese patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Variables Overall sample Non-functional disability (HAQ-DI score < 1) Functional disability (HAQ-DI score ≥ 1) P-value
HADS-anxiety, yes, no. (%) 47 (46.5) 36 (42.4) 11 (68.8) 0.061
HADS-depression, yes, no. (%) 35 (34.7) 24 (28.2) 11 (68.8) 0.003**
Domains of SF-36
 PCS 44.5 ± 23.1 48.8 ± 21.9 21.0 ± 14.0 <0.001**
 MCS 53.3 ± 22.5 56.7 ± 21.7 33.8 ± 16.6 <0.001**
 PF 59.4 ± 29.4 65.2 ± 25.5 27.2 ± 29.8 <0.001**
 RP 25.2 ± 39.8 29.1 ± 42.1 3.1 ± 8.5 <0.001**
 BP 51.1 ± 26.2 56.7 ± 23.8 21.4 ± 18.6 <0.001**
 GH 42.4 ± 20.6 44.2 ± 20.0 32.1 ± 22.2 0.031*
 VT 51.7 ± 18.4 53.6 ± 17.5 39.7 ± 19.8 0.005**
 SF 62.6 ± 27.4 68.1 ± 25.0 32.8 ± 20.9 <0.001**
 RE 37.5 ± 45.0 41.6 ± 45.4 14.6 ± 34.3 0.011*
 MH 61.4 ± 19.0 63.7 ± 17.8 48.0 ± 21.2 0.002**
  1. Values are presented as the number (%) or the mean ± SD. HAQ-DI the health assessment questionnaire-disability index, HADS Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale, SF-36 Short Form 36 health survey, PCS physical components summary, MCS mental components summary, PF physical functioning, RP role limitations due to physical problems, BP body pain, GH general health perception, VT energy/vitality, SF social functioning, RE role limitations due to emotional problems, MH mental health. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01