Table 3: Bivariate correlations (Pearson’s ) between age, disease activity scores, disease duration, fatigue interference, self-efficacy, and SOC in ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease patients.

SOC totalComprehensibility Manageability Meaningfulness

Ulcerative colitis ( )
 Age in years 0.010.02−0.070.06
 SCCAI−0.15−0.19a−0.13−0.05
 Disease duration in years0.070.110.000.04
 FSS-5−0.48b−0.50b−0.40b−0.33b
 GSE 0.51b0.46b0.47b0.41b

Crohn’s disease ( )
 Age in years0.110.110.070.09
 HBAI−0.17−0.12−0.17a−0.14
 Disease duration in years0.090.060.060.11
 FSS-5−0.42b−0.28b−0.36b−0.44b
 GSE 0.48b0.42b0.38b0.45b

Abbreviations: SCCAI: simple clinical colitis activity index; HBAI: Harvey-Bradshaw activity index; FSS-5: Five-Item Fatigue Severity Scale; GSE: General Self-Efficacy Scale.
a , b .