Table 3: Disease status and quality of life in the anxious and depressed subgroups.

VariablesSASSDS
<50≥50 <53≥53

Agea32.3 ± 10.335.2 ± 9.60.3232.4 ± 10.634.0 ± 9.40.51
Sexb
 Male6 (9.5)1 (6.3)0.687 (13.2)0 (0.0)0.05
 Female57 (90.5)15 (92.7)46 (86.8)26 (100.0)
BMI21.2 ± 2.721.1 ± 2.90.9321.1 ± 2.821.4 ± 2.60.61
Marital statusb
 Single15 (23.8)1 (6.3)0.2514 (26.4)2 (7.7)0.11
 Married48 (76.2)15 (93.7)38 (73.6)24 (92.3)
Educationb
 <9 years29 (46.0)14 (87.5)0.00323 (43.4)20 (76.9)0.005
 ≥9 years34 (54.0)2 (12.5)30 (56.6)6 (23.1)
Work statusb
 Working15 (23.8)0 (0)0.0313 (24.5)2 (7.7)0.07
 Unemployed48 (76.2)16 (100.0)40 (75.5)24 (92.3)
Income/personb
 ≤2000 yuan36 (57.1)14 (87.5)0.0228 (52.8)22 (84.6)0.006
 >2000 yuan27 (42.9)2 (12.5)25 (47.2)4 (15.4)
Menstrual historyb
 Normal39 (68.4)9 (60.0)0.5436 (79.2)12 (46.2)0.006
 Abnormal18 (31.6)6 (40.0)10 (20.8)14 (53.8)
Years since diagnosis of SLEb
 <111 (17.5)2 (12.5)0.8510 (18.9)3 (11.5)0.63
 1–531 (49.2)9 (56.3)27 (50.9)13 (50.0)
 >521 (33.3)5 (31.2)16 (30.2)10 (38.5)
SLEDAIa10.4 ± 7.317.1 ± 14.70.0110.3 ± 7.714.8 ± 12.10.046
Domains of SF-36
 PCSa256.7 ± 60.7158.1 ± 51.7<0.0001264.0 ± 58.6181.1 ± 61.5<0.0001
 MCSa282.8 ± 67.0161.7 ± 60.1<0.0001295.1 ± 56.9183.3 ± 72.9<0.0001
 PFa86.8 ± 14.161.3 ± 28.8<0.000188.9 ± 12.266.9 ± 26.1<0.0001
 RPa52.4 ± 42.54.7 ± 13.60.000157.1 ± 43.113.5 ± 23.7<0.0001
 BPa63.8 ± 26.854.0 ± 20.00.1863.6 ± 26.658.2 ± 24.40.38
 GHa53.6 ± 14.038.1 ± 13.30.000154.4 ± 12.642.5 ± 16.80.0007
 VTa66.6 ± 16.148.1 ± 19.50.000268.8 ± 15.050.8 ± 18.7<0.0001
 SFa86.7 ± 29.364.1 ± 34.40.0191.7 ± 26.862.5 ± 31.60.0001
 REa67.2 ± 38.10 ± 0<0.000171.7 ± 36.016.7 ± 33.0<0.0001
 MHa62.3 ± 15.149.5 ± 19.40.00662.9 ± 13.953.4 ± 20.30.017

Mean ± SD. bNumber (percentage).
SAS: revised Self-Rating Anxiety Scale; SDS: revised Self-Rating Depression Scale; PCS: physical components summary; MCS: mental components summary; PF: physical functioning; RP: role limitations due to physical problems; RE: role limitations due to emotional problems; SF: social functioning; MH: mental health; VT: energy/vitality; BP: body pain; GH: general health perception.