Table 2: SOC, FSS-5, and GSE scores in patients with ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.

Ulcerative colitis All ( )Women ( )Men ( ) value*

Total SOC score, mean (SD)66.74 (11.75)66.32 (11.51)67.06 (11.97)0.665
 Comprehensibility19.33 (3.88)24.29 (5.36)24.28 (5.61)0.985
 Manageability25.58 (5.52)20.34 (3.70)20.84 (4.07)0.383
 Meaningfulness21.83 (4.04)21.68 (4.05)21.94 (4.05)0.660
FSS-5, mean (SD)4.13 (1.54)4.37 (1.62)3.95 (1.45)0.063
GSE, mean (SD)30.04 (5.55)28.67 (5.53)31.07 (5.37)0.003

Crohn’s diseaseAll ( )Women ( )Men ( ) value*

Total SOC score, mean (SD)65.85 (11.25)64.96 (11.45)66.92 (10.96)0.182
 Comprehensibility19.30 (3.93)24.15 (5.26)25.09 (4.95)0.160
 Manageability25.48 (5.25)19.58 (4.05)20.95 (3.71)0.007
 Meaningfulness21.07 (4.07)21.23 (4.06)20.87 (4.10)0.498
FSS-5 mean (SD)4.49 (1.48)4.68 (1.55)4.26 (1.36)0.031
GSE mean (SD)29.40 (5.44)29.23 (5.88)29.61 (4.89)0.601

Abbreviations: SOC: Sense of Coherence; FSS-5: Five-Item Fatigue Severity Scale; GSE: General Self-Efficacy Scale.
values estimated between women and men by independent sample t-test.