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Table 4 Comparison of QoL between pSS patients with fibromyalgia

From: Pain and fatigue are predictors of quality of life in primary Sjögren’s syndrome

  Fibromyalgia
Yes No
SF-36 Physical functioning 30.9 ± 18.9 42.6 ± 26.5
Physical role functioning 22.0 ± 30.5 32.4 ± 39.1
*Bodily pain 25 ± 15.3 45.6 ± 22.4
General health 37.9 ± 17.2 47.4 ± 17.4
Vitality 30.9 ± 17.4 42.2 ± 21.4
Social functioning 42.3 ± 25.2 53.7 ± 27.7
Emotional role functionig 28.3 ± 38.3 34.1 ± 39.0
Mental health 41.7 ± 22.7 49.6 ± 21.4
PCS 29.7 ± 6.5 35.8 ± 9.8
MCS 35.7 ± 11.6 38.6 ± 11.1
WHOQOL-BREF *Physical health 35.5 ± 15.3 46.2 ± 16.5
Social relations 51.0 ± 23.0 58.9 ± 20.9
Environment 45.6 ± 11.4 51.8 ± 13.1
Psychological health 48.7 ± 19.3 56.8 ± 17.8
  1. QoL Quality of Life, pSS primary Sjögren’s Syndrome, SF-36 Short Form 36 Health Survey, PSC Physical Component Summary, MCS Mental Component Summary, WHOQOL-BREF World Health Organization Quality of Life Assessment
  2. *p < 0.01