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Table 5 Relationship between illness related clinical factors and quality of life in patients with RA

From: Psychosocial and clinical impact of COVID-19 pandemic and its relationship to the quality of life in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a cross-sectional study, Egypt

 

QoL (Physical)

QoL (Psychological)

QoL (Social)

QoL (Environment)

QoL (Total)

Mean (SD)

Current DAS28

 Remission-to-low

47.1 (15.4)

56.3 (11.2)

56.2 (18.5)

50.3 (14.2)

51.6 (11.0)

 Moderate to-high

42.1 (13.9)

49.1 (13.0)

54.1 (18.2)

44.0 (14.0)

46.0 (11.7)

t-test, P-value

1.45, 0.149

2.43, 0.017

0.47, 0.639

1.87, 0.064

2.03, 0.045

MHAQ

 Normal-to-mild

46.8 (13.4)

52.7 (12.7)

56.3 (18.6)

47.7 (14.5)

49.8 (11.4)

 Moderate-to-severe

34.1 (12.7)

45.7 (12.3)

50.3 (16.7)

39.7 (11.7)

40.9 (10.2)

t-test, P-value

4.34, <0.001

2.51, 0.014

1.48, 0.143

2.59, 0.011

3.59, 0.001

 

Pearson correlation (r), P-value

Duration of illness

−0.02, 0.810

−0.01, 0.991

0.26, 0.010

0.09, 0.366

0.08, 0.444

  1. Significant values at P < 0.05 are presented as bold
  2. QoL quality of life, DAS28 Disease Activity Score 28, MHAQ Modified Health Assessment Questionnaire